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shimmy: Meaning and Definition of

shim•my

Pronunciation: (shim'?), [key]
? n., pl. v., -mies, -mied, -my•ing.
?n.
  1. an American ragtime dance marked by shaking of the hips and shoulders.
  2. excessive wobbling in the front wheels of a motor vehicle.
  3. a chemise.
?v.i.
  1. to dance the shimmy.
  2. to shake, wobble, or vibrate.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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