jimmies


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jim·mies

 (jĭm′ēz)
pl.n.
Small particles of chocolate or flavored candy sprinkled on ice cream as a topping.

[Origin unknown.]
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jim•mies

(ˈdʒɪm iz)
n.pl.
Sometimes, jimmie. sprinkle (def. 9).
[1945–50; orig. uncertain]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.jimmies - bits of sweet chocolate used as a topping on e.g. ice creamjimmies - bits of sweet chocolate used as a topping on e.g. ice cream
chocolate candy - candy made with chocolate
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References in periodicals archive ?
Brigham's Ice Cream's new limited edition summertime flavor, Just Jimmies, takes the traditional ice cream cone and puts it in packaged form.
In addition to chocolate jimmies, the flavor includes pieces of chocolate-covered sugar cones in a vanilla ice cream base.
Brigham's reports that the Just Born Candy Company of Brooklyn, NY claims to have invented jimmies, which were named after their creator James (Jimmy) Bartholomew, in 1930.