HyperDic: shimmy

English > 5 senses of the word shimmy:
NOUNeventshimmyan abnormal wobble in a motor vehicle (especially in the front wheels)
artifactshimmy, chemise, shift, slip, teddya woman's sleeveless undergarment
actshimmylively dancing (usually to ragtime music) with much shaking of the shoulders and hips
VERBmotionshimmy, wobbletremble or shake
creationshimmydance a shimmy
shimmy > pronunciation
Soundsshih'miy
Rhymesacademy ... yummy: 83 rhymes with miy...
English > shimmy: 5 senses > noun 1, event
MeaningAn abnormal wobble in a motor vehicle (especially in the front wheels).
Example"he could feel the shimmy in the steering wheel"
BroaderwobbleAn unsteady rocking motion / motion
English > shimmy: 5 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA woman's sleeveless undergarment.
Synonymschemise, shift, slip, teddy
Partsstrap, shoulder strapA band that goes over the shoulder and supports a garment or bag
Broaderundergarment, unmentionableA garment worn under other garments
English > shimmy: 5 senses > noun 3, act
Meaninglively dancing (usually to ragtime music) with much shaking of the shoulders and hips.
Broadersocial dancingdancing as part of a social occasion
Spanishshimmy
Verbsshimmydance a shimmy
English > shimmy: 5 senses > verb 1, motion
Meaningtremble or shake.
PatternSomething ----s
Synonymwobble
Broadervibrateshake, quiver, or throb
Spanishtemblar, tiritar
English > shimmy: 5 senses > verb 2, creation
Meaningdance a shimmy.
PatternSomebody ----s
ModelSam and Sue shimmy
Categorydancing, dance, terpsichore, saltationTaking a series of rhythmical steps (and movements) in time to music
Broaderdance, trip the light fantastic, trip the light fantastic toeMove in a pattern
Spanishbailar el shimmy
Nounsshimmylively dancing (usually to ragtime music) with much shaking of the shoulders and hips

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