Definition of jimmies in English:

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jimmies

Pronunciation: /ˈjimēz/

plural noun

1Tiny multicolored sugar shapes, typically rods and balls, used for decorating cakes, ice cream, and other desserts; sprinkles.
Example sentences
  • With a few common trimmings - colored jimmies, crystal sugar, mini chocolate chips, red hots - Christmas treats take shape.
  • It looks like vanilla ice cream with rainbow jimmies out front.
  • Anything you may need for decorating such as food coloring, colored sugars and jimmies, or pastry bags for piping frosting.
1.1(Especially in the US Northeast) chocolate rod-shaped sprinkles.
Example sentences
  • It's basically chocolate sprinkles (or "jimmies") except that you're supposed to eat 'em on bread.
  • Inspect Mr. Softee trucks for cross-pollination of rainbow and chocolate jimmies.
  • Where others see mounds of ice cream topped by whipped cream and chocolate jimmies, I see myself flossing hunks of corn and pepper out of my teeth!

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Syllabification: jim·mies

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