Definition of jimmies in English:


Syllabification: jim·mies
Pronunciation: /ˈjimēz


1Tiny multicolored sugar shapes, typically rods and balls, used for decorating cakes, ice cream, and other desserts; sprinkles.
More example sentences
  • Set against an eye-popping green background is an arrangement of vivid candies and pink ice-cream cones with multicolored jimmies.
  • I also felt that way about a burger, saltwater taffy, caramel corn, three slices of pizza, vanilla custard with rainbow jimmies and a cupcake.
  • Some things that you can place on your cookies before baking are: colored sugars or natural sugars such as pearl sugar jimmies, non-pareils, silver and gold dragées, and other sprinkles raisins and dried fruits such as cranberries.
1.1(Especially in the US Northeast) chocolate rod-shaped sprinkles.
More example sentences
  • 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!
  • It's basically chocolate sprinkles (or "jimmies") except that you're supposed to eat 'em on bread.

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