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Jimmy

Jimmy Meaning & Definition
Jimmy Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Jimmy?

[n] a short crowbar; "in England they call a jimmy and jemmy"
[v] 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"

Synonyms | Synonyms for Jimmy: jemmy | lever | prise | prize | pry

Related Terms | Find terms related to Jimmy: bar | beam | boom | cant hook | claw bar | crank | crow | crowbar | get a foothold | get leverage | handspike | iron crow | lever | limb | marlinespike | outrigger | peavey | pedal | pinch bar | prize | pry | ripping bar | spar | treadle | wedge | wrecking bar

See Also | crowbar | loose | loosen | open | open up | pry | pry bar | wrecking bar

Jimmy In Webster's Dictionary

\Jim"my\, n.; pl. {Jimmies}. [Cf. {Jemmy}.] A short crowbar used by burglars in breaking open doors. [Written also {jemmy}.]

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