Definitions of jimmy

  1. a short crowbar; " in England they call a jimmy and jemmy"
  2. to move or force, esp. in an effort to get something open; " The burglar jimmied the lock", " Raccoons managed to pry the lid off the garbage pail"
  3. 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"
  4. A short crowbar used by burglars in breaking open doors.
  5. A short crowbar used by burglars.
  6. A burglar's crowbar, sometimes made in sections for concealment in carrying; named from Jimmy, the diminutive of James.
  7. A short bar used by burglars in breaking open doors.

Antonyms for jimmy

connect, join.

Quotes of jimmy

  1. Jimmy Carter began his planning in the early summer of 1976, Ronald Reagan a year prior. The Clinton Administration, elected in 1992, lingered in naming its team, and as a result, took almost a year to staff its ranks. – Richard V. Allen
  2. Jimmy Garner is a very gracious guy, as he was then and he is still today. – Tom Atkins
  3. You know, they just don't make big movie stars the way they used to, maybe because the system has changed, the studio system, but it's sad to see people like Jimmy Stewart go, all the giants of the past. – Tom Atkins
  4. Anyone who wants to run has to be a Jimmy Swaggart, minus the default. – Chevy Chase
  5. Prince decided to move from Minneapolis to Toronto. Jimmy Jam told me that they were living there now. – Rick Dees
  6. Everybody always asks about Jimmy Fallon. I'm sorry to say that he's very nice and there's not much bad to say about him. I don't know if he sucks at videogames or not. I don't think he plays them, but he could have this whole secret life I don't know about. – Rachel Dratch
  7. I knew Jimmy Dean. He tested for 'Battle Cry'. Paul Newman tested for 'Battle Cry'. I did nine tests to finally get that role. – Tab Hunter
  8. In 1940 I came across a record by Jimmy Yancey. I can't say how important that record is. From then on, all I wanted to do was play the blues. – Alexis Korner
  9. I always felt Jimmy was trapped in Hollywood. He felt it himself. He loved aviation so much and he wanted to be able to do more of that. He somehow just got stuck here. – Kim Novak
  10. Just because there are celebrities in a movie, it doesn't mean anything. I don't think The Ant Bully did all that well the first week at the box office. Compare the movies that have a lot of celebrities with the Jimmy Neutron movie, which had no celebrity voices and grossed almost one hundred million dollars. – Rob Paulsen
  11. I would say to my colleague that the misery index, inflation and unemployment, when added together is the lowest it has been in the last series of Presidents, even going back to Jimmy Carter. So I think the Bush administration is doing a good job. – Cliff Stearns
  12. Fortunately, as we all know, it's impossible for anybody but Jimmy Smith to really sound like Jimmy Smith. – Benmont Tench
  13. Jimmy Stewart was a very sincere, honest and straightforward man. – Robert Wagner

Usage examples for jimmy

  1. You with long hair, Jimmy – Captain Jim by Mary Grant Bruce
  2. But Jimmy wasn't there. – The Strength of Gideon and Other Stories Strength of Gideon; Mammy Peggy's Pride; Viney's Free Papers; The Fruitful Sleeping of The Rev. Elisha Edwards; The Ingrate; The Case of 'Ca'line'; The Finish of Patsy Barnes; One Man's Fortunes; Jim's Probation; U by Paul Laurence Dunbar
  3. " Glad you look at it so," said Jimmy – Foe-Farrell by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  4. I thought every one knew old Jimmy Pethel. – James Pethel by Max Beerbohm
  5. Well done, little Jimmy – Cecil Castlemaine's Gage, Lady Marabout's Troubles, and Other Stories by Ouida
  6. But after he had had a bad fright one day, when dog Spot chased him away from the lettuce- bed, Jimmy Rabbit did not go near the garden for a long time. – The Tale of Billy Woodchuck by Arthur Scott Bailey
  7. " Perhaps you are right, Jimmy he admitted. – The Zeppelin's Passenger by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  8. " There are our chairs," said Molly, starting toward the railing where the ever handy- man, Jimmy had lashed the two steamer chairs. – Molly Brown's Orchard Home by Nell Speed
  9. " He comes here, in an awful rush, about ten o'clock," said Jimmy and wants to see you. – Ashton-Kirk, Criminologist by John T. McIntyre
  10. " I will go on two conditions," said Jimmy – The Children's Book of Christmas Stories by Various
  11. Seeing that you are here, Jimmy I think we will find out just how much these little folks know about you. – The-Burgess-Animal-Book-for-Children by Burgess, Thornton W. (Thornton Waldo)
  12. For one thing, she did not love Jimmy – Northwest! by Harold Bindloss
  13. " That's so," said Jimmy – Jimmy, Lucy, and All by Sophie May
  14. I know because of the marks his jimmy made on the sill. – Philo Gubb Correspondence-School Detective by Ellis Parker Butler
  15. Jimmy I want you to meet my darling and adorable little friend, Marie Ledesma. – Eve to the Rescue by Ethel Hueston
  16. That's Jimmy Maddux above us- kid him along, Spud! – The Finding of Haldgren by Charles Willard Diffin
  17. I asked what there was so wonderful about " old Jimmy Pethel" that every one should be supposed to know him. – James Pethel by Max Beerbohm
  18. I'd have worried most awful if I'd had to leave Jimmy all alone. – Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1907 to 1908 by Lucy Maud Montgomery
  19. Well, who is Jimmy going to marry then? – Turn About Eleanor by Ethel M. Kelley
  20. " Lead me to it," said Jimmy – Mary Wollaston by Henry Kitchell Webster

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