jemmy


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jem·my

 (jĕm′ē)
n. & v. Chiefly British
Variant of jimmy.

jemmy

(ˈdʒɛmɪ) or

jimmy

n, pl -mies
(Tools) a short steel crowbar used, esp by burglars, for forcing doors and windows
vb, -mies, -mying or -mied
(Tools) (tr) to prise (something) open with a jemmy
[C19: from the pet name for James]

jemmy


Past participle: jemmied
Gerund: jemmying

Imperative
jemmy
jemmy
Present
I jemmy
you jemmy
he/she/it jemmies
we jemmy
you jemmy
they jemmy
Preterite
I jemmied
you jemmied
he/she/it jemmied
we jemmied
you jemmied
they jemmied
Present Continuous
I am jemmying
you are jemmying
he/she/it is jemmying
we are jemmying
you are jemmying
they are jemmying
Present Perfect
I have jemmied
you have jemmied
he/she/it has jemmied
we have jemmied
you have jemmied
they have jemmied
Past Continuous
I was jemmying
you were jemmying
he/she/it was jemmying
we were jemmying
you were jemmying
they were jemmying
Past Perfect
I had jemmied
you had jemmied
he/she/it had jemmied
we had jemmied
you had jemmied
they had jemmied
Future
I will jemmy
you will jemmy
he/she/it will jemmy
we will jemmy
you will jemmy
they will jemmy
Future Perfect
I will have jemmied
you will have jemmied
he/she/it will have jemmied
we will have jemmied
you will have jemmied
they will have jemmied
Future Continuous
I will be jemmying
you will be jemmying
he/she/it will be jemmying
we will be jemmying
you will be jemmying
they will be jemmying
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been jemmying
you have been jemmying
he/she/it has been jemmying
we have been jemmying
you have been jemmying
they have been jemmying
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been jemmying
you will have been jemmying
he/she/it will have been jemmying
we will have been jemmying
you will have been jemmying
they will have been jemmying
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been jemmying
you had been jemmying
he/she/it had been jemmying
we had been jemmying
you had been jemmying
they had been jemmying
Conditional
I would jemmy
you would jemmy
he/she/it would jemmy
we would jemmy
you would jemmy
they would jemmy
Past Conditional
I would have jemmied
you would have jemmied
he/she/it would have jemmied
we would have jemmied
you would have jemmied
they would have jemmied

jemmy

jimmy
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.jemmy - a short crowbar; "in Britain they call a jimmy and jemmy"
crowbar, pry, pry bar, wrecking bar - a heavy iron lever with one end forged into a wedge
Translations

jemmy

[ˈdʒemɪ] N (Brit) → palanqueta f

jemmy

, (US) jimmy
nBrecheisen nt, → Stemmeisen nt

jemmy

jimmy (Am) [ˈdʒɛmɪ] npiede m di porco
References in classic literature ?
Two men, one of whom died in England of the small-pox, a boy and a little girl, were originally taken; and we had now on board, York Minster, Jemmy Button (whose name expresses his purchase-money), and Fuegia Basket.
Their sight was remarkably acute; it is well known that sailors, from long practice, can make out a distant object much better than a landsman; but both York and Jemmy were much superior to any sailor on board: several times they have declared what some distant object has been, and though doubted by every one, they have proved right, when it has been examined through a telescope.
It was interesting to watch the conduct of the savages, when we landed, towards Jemmy Button: they immediately perceived the difference between him and ourselves, and held much conversation one with another on the subject.