[ US /ˈdʒɪmi/ ]
[ UK /d‍ʒˈɪmi/ ]
VERB
  1. 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
NOUN
  1. a short crowbar
    in Britain they call a jimmy and jemmy
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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.
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