noun (plural Jerries)British • informal , • derogatory
- 1A German (especially in military contexts).More example sentences
- And when the Berlin Wall came down, souvenir-hunters were greeted by the graffiti legend: ‘Built by Jerries, demolished by Oz’.
- Those Jerries had so much more firepower and range, and I saw that we were losing valuable men trying to move up.
- England was an ally and they couldn't hold out for too much longer if the Jerries kept up the relentless bombing.
- 1.1 [in singular] The Germans collectively: Jerry has some 200 dive-bombers at SpitzbergenMore example sentences
- An example was the day up in the Liri Valley, when we got bounced by a Jerry formation which included two captured P - 40s with crosses on them.
First World War: probably an alteration of German.
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