jimmying
jimmy jim"my, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {jimmied}; p. pr. & vb. n. {jimmying}.] To pry open (a door, window, etc.) with a jimmy or similar device; often used with open; as, the burglar jimmied open the back door and stole the TV set. [PJC]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • jimmying — jim·my || dʒɪmɪ n. type of crowbar, tool used to force open doors or windows (also jemmy) v. open using a crowbar, break in with the help of a jimmy …   English contemporary dictionary

  • jimmy — jimmy1 /jim ee/, n., pl. jimmies, v., jimmied, jimmying. n. 1. a short crowbar. 2. a large male crab, esp. of Chesapeake Bay. v.t. 3. to force open (a door, window, etc.) with a jimmy: The burglar got in by jimmying the back door. Also, esp. Brit …   Universalium

  • jimmied — jimmy jim my, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {jimmied}; p. pr. & vb. n. {jimmying}.] To pry open (a door, window, etc.) with a jimmy or similar device; often used with open; as, the burglar jimmied open the back door and stole the TV set. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • jimmy — jim my, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {jimmied}; p. pr. & vb. n. {jimmying}.] To pry open (a door, window, etc.) with a jimmy or similar device; often used with open; as, the burglar jimmied open the back door and stole the TV set. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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