[gim-lit] /ˈgɪm lɪt/
a small tool for boring holes, consisting of a shaft with a pointed screw at one end and a handle perpendicular to the shaft at the other.
a cocktail made with gin or vodka, sweetened lime juice, and sometimes soda water.
verb (used with object)
to pierce with or as if with a gimlet.
[gim-blit] /ˈgɪm blɪt/ (Show IPA). Nautical. to rotate (a suspended anchor) to a desired position.
able to penetrate or bore through.
a small hand tool consisting of a pointed spiral tip attached at right angles to a handle, used for boring small holes in wood
(US) a cocktail consisting of half gin or vodka and half lime juice
a eucalyptus of W Australia having a twisted bole
(transitive) to make holes in (wood) using a gimlet
penetrating; piercing (esp in the phrase gimlet-eyed)
boring-tool, mid-14c., gymbelette, from Anglo-French guimbelet (French gibelet), perhaps from Middle Dutch wimmelkijn (with substitute of French diminutive suffix), diminutive of wimmel “auger, drill.” The meaning “cocktail made with gin or vodka and lime juice” is first attested 1928, presumably from its “penetrating” effects on the drinker.
noun 1. a sharp or piercing glance. 2. an eye that appears to give a sharp or piercing look.
[gim-uh l, jim-uh l] /ˈgɪm əl, ˈdʒɪm əl/ noun 1. any of various joints for transmitting motion between rotating parts, as in a timepiece.
[gim-ee] /ˈgɪm i/ 1. Pronunciation Spelling. give me. noun, Slang. 2. Golf. a final short putt that a player is not required to take in informal play. 3. the gimmes. /ˈɡɪmiː/ interjection 1. (slang) give me! noun 2. (golf) a short putt that one is excused by one’s opponent from playing because it is considered […]
noun 1. a visored cap decorated with the symbol or name of a product, company, etc.