jimmies

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

jimmies

  1. plural of jimmy

jimmies pl (plural only)

  1. (plural only, dialectal, US, especially New England and Philadelphia) Chocolate sprinkles used as a topping for ice cream, cookies, or cupcakes.
    • 2009, Robert B. Parker, The Professional, Berkley Books, published 2010, →ISBN, page 232:
      “What kind of sissy eats strawberry-frosted donuts?” I said. ¶ “With jimmies,” Belson said. ¶ “I had too much respect for you,” I said, “even to mention the jimmies.”
    • 2017 September 22, Suzanne Loudermilk, “Dining review: At Giovanni's, hearty Italian fare and an old-fashioned feel”, in The Baltimore Sun[1]:
      The crispy pastry tube was overflowing with sweetened, whipped ricotta and dotted with chocolate jimmies.

Verb[edit]

jimmies

  1. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of jimmy