[ US /ˈdʒɪmi/ ]
[ UK /dʒˈɪmi/ ]
[ UK /dʒˈɪmi/ ]
to move or force, especially in an effort to get something open
The burglar jimmied the lock
Raccoons managed to pry the lid off the garbage pail
a short crowbar
in Britain they call a jimmy and jemmy
How To Use jimmy In A Sentence
- in Britain they call a jimmy and jemmy
- Talking to BBC Leeds, Mr Silverman said that every Friday morning Sir Jimmy held what was known as the FMC, or Friday Morning Club, at his flat. BBC News - Home
- On Friday, Jimmy and I are driving up to Yorkshire to attend a wedding.
- At the same time, a school of white jazz grew up in New York, led by Red Nichols, the Dorsey brothers Tommy and Jimmy, and others.
- It could be anyone, but still her stomach turns, and she's glad when the man comes and Jimmy folds the paper, tucks it away and out of sight.
- After the trial ended, U.S. Marshals began hauling silver-haired Jimmy Fratianno around the country to testify in major mob cases. Kill the Irishman
- Most of the Premier League cash went on buying out Jimmy and installing him at East End Park.
- Shucks Bizrobrain [toe kicks dust like jimmy stewart] Think Progress » Tennessee Mosque Vandalized After Local TV Station Airs Irresponsible Report On ‘Homegrown Jihad’
- In 1974, Jimmy Connors, a strutting young braggart who used his racket like a cudgel, bludgeoned his way to the final of Wimbledon.
- He is survived by his father Jimmy, brothers Paddy, Liam and John, sisters Eileen and Mary, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.