[jem-ee] /ˈdʒɛm i/ British
verb (used with object), jemmied, jemmying.
noun, plural jemmies.
Slang. an overcoat.
the baked head of a sheep.
noun (pl) -mies
a short steel crowbar used, esp by burglars, for forcing doors and windows
verb -mies, -mying, -mied
(transitive) to prise (something) open with a jemmy
a popular pet form of the masc. proper name James (in Middle English records, Gemme, Jemme are more common than Jimme). In mid-18c. often associated with effeminacy and male fastidiousness. As “a crowbar” from 1811.
[zhuhn, ruhn] /ʒʌn, rʌn/ noun, (in Chinese philosophy) 1. a compassionate love for humanity or for the world as a whole.
[yey-nah] /ˈyeɪ nɑ/ noun 1. a city in central Germany: Napoleon decisively defeated the Prussians here in 1806. /German ˈjeːna/ noun 1. a city in E central Germany, in Thuringia: university (1558), at which Hegel and Schiller taught; site of the battle (1806) in which Napoleon Bonaparte defeated the Prussians; optical and precision instrument industry. […]
[zhuh nuh se kwa] /ʒənə sɛ ˈkwa/ noun, French. 1. an indefinable, elusive quality, especially a pleasing one: She has a certain je ne sais quoi that charms everybody. /ʒənsekwa/ noun 1. an indefinable quality, esp of personality n. “an inexpressible something,” French, literally “I do not know what.” [T]hey are troubled with the je-ne-scay-quoy, […]
- Jenghis Khan
[jeng-gis kahn, -giz, jen-] /ˈdʒɛŋ gɪs ˈkɑn, -gɪz, ˈdʒɛn-/ noun 1. . /ˈdʒɛŋɡɪs ˈkɑːn/ noun 1. See Genghis Khan