Jimmying



[jim-ee] /ˈdʒɪm i/

noun, plural jimmies.
1.
a short crowbar.
2.
a large male crab, especially of Chesapeake Bay.
verb (used with object), jimmied, jimmying.
3.
to force open (a door, window, etc.) with a jimmy:
The burglar got in by jimmying the back door.
/ˈdʒɪmɪ/
noun, verb (pl) -mies -mies, -mying, -mied
1.
the US word for jemmy
/ˈdʒɪmɪ/
noun
1.
(Central Scot, slang) an informal term of address to a male stranger
n.

“burglar’s crowbar,” 1848, variant of jemmy, name for a type of crowbar much used by burglars, special use of Jemmy, familiar form of proper name James (also see jack).
v.

1893, from jimmy (n.). Related: Jimmied; jimmying.

noun

A condom: That’s right, condom fashions, with small pockets for what kids call jimmys (1990s+ Teenagers)

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