Jimmy

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Jim +‎ -y

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Jimmy

  1. A diminutive of the male given name James or Jim, also used as a formal given name.
    • 1979 Charles Kuralt, Dateline America, Harcourt Brace Jovanocich, ISBN 0151239576, page 184:
      Heaven only knows why a man with a strong biblical name like James wants to be a president named Jimmy.
  2. (Cockney rhyming slang) Shortened form of Jimmy Riddle, a piddle.

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Danish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English.

Proper noun[edit]

Jimmy

  1. A male given name

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English Jimmy.

Proper noun[edit]

Jimmy

  1. A male given name.
    • 2010 Susanna Alakoski, Håpas du trifs bra i fengelset, Bonniers, ISBN 9789100124359, page 117:
      Samipojkar skulle bli jobbare, det var ett bra yrke för sådana som hette Conny och Sonny också. [ - - - ] Och på hjälputbildningar runt om i landet skojlärde vi oss Y-barnsregeln. Varning för alla namn som slutar på Y!: Ronny, Tommy, Billy, Tony, Eddy, Lenny, Jimmy, Benny, Jerry, Freddy.
      Så skojades det. Menades det, kanske.