how to pronounce shimmy


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the above transcription of shimmy is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

shimmy is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… little shimmy you know say I'm like your …”

meaning of shimmy

Shimmy means to move in a quick, jerky, up-and-down motion.

shimmy frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word shimmy occurs in english on average 0.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics shimmy 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 shimmy can be often used in the following areas:

1) transport and travel;

words with pronunciation similar to shimmy


words that rhyme with shimmy


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