how to pronounce jimmy


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jimmy is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of jimmy in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… sandra bullock matt damon jimmy kimmel …”

meanings of jimmy


  1. A device used to circumvent a locking mechanism; a slim jim.
  2. First Lieutenant.
  3. A coal-car.
  4. A jemmy; a crowbar used by burglars to open windows and doors.
  5. A condom.
  6. Chocolate sprinkles used as a topping for ice cream, cookies, or cupcakes.
  7. A penis.
  8. Men's underwear.
  9. A marijuana cigarette.
  10. A male crab; a cock.
  11. Shortened form of Jimmy Riddle, a piddle.


  1. A colloquial (potentially unfriendly or disparaging) way of addressing any male whose name is unknown to the speaker.
  2. A diminutive of the male given names James or Jim, also used as a formal given name.


  1. To pry (something, especially a lock) open with or as if with a crowbar.

jimmy frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word jimmy occurs in english on average 15.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics jimmy can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that jimmy can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

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