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Contraction of give me.
adj. Slang
Demanding material things or especially money; acquisitive: today's gimme society; tired of gimme letters.
n. Sports
A putt that is granted to a fellow player as successfully made either before it is attempted or after it is missed in an informal game of golf.


(ˈɡɪmiː) or


slang give me!
(Golf) golf a short putt that one is excused by one's opponent from playing because it is considered too easy to miss


(ˈgɪm i)
n., pl. -mes, -mies.
1. Pron. Spelling. give me.
2. the gimmes or gimmies, Slang. avarice; greed.
References in classic literature ?
"Well, I's gwine to tell you, if you gimme a chanst, Mammy.
"Oh, Marse Tom, de po' ole mammy is in sich hard luck dese days; en she's kinder crippled in de arms and can't work, en if you could gimme a dollah--on'y jes one little dol--"
I's gwine to tell yo' uncle--en I'll do it dis minute, too--he'll gimme FIVE dollahs for de news, en mighty glad, too."
'ford to roos' nowher's else." She started toward the door, but stopped and said, "Gimme de dollah bill!" He gave it to her.
"Looky here -- mind how you talk to me; I'm a- standing about all I can stand now -- so don't gimme no sass.
Gimme the bucket -- I won't be gone only a a minute.
That's right--here, gimme your hand an' I'll pull you out."
Gimme the tooter." Dan took the tin dinner-horn, but paused before he blew.
And don't forget about 'Gimme Six', Suzuki's Extended Protection Plan on outboard motors from the DF25A to the DF350A.
Atlanta, GA, December 05, 2018 --( VendingMarketWatch's Editor, Emily Refermat, will be in Atlanta December 12th to host a live product launch with Gimme co-founders, Cory Hewett and Evan Jarecki, for their Markets app.
"Gimme, gimme, gimme a hot poker after midnight" so I could try to burn the memories of it from my skull as my brain hadn't been confronted with so much pointless banality since Nadine Dorries' last tweet.