noun, plural jim·mies.
- a short crowbar.
- a large male crab, especially of Chesapeake Bay.
verb (used with object), jim·mied, jim·my·ing.
- to force open (a door, window, etc.) with a jimmy: The burglar got in by jimmying the back door.
noun, verb plural -mies or -mies, -mying or -mied
- the US word for jemmy
- Central Scot slang an informal term of address to a male stranger
1893, from jimmy (n.). Related: Jimmied; jimmying.