jimmied jimmied  /ˈdʒɪ mid/


  1. (n) a short crowbar
  2. (v) to move or force, especially in an effort to get something open



  1. A few nights later, three policemen jimmied the aluminum front door.
  2. Yes, these locks can be jimmied, but New York City locksmith Frank Persico thinks they're still worth it.
  3. Summoned by a burglar alarm, San Francisco police sped to a liquor store's freshly jimmied door.


  • CurbedWire: Neighborhood Gender Gaps; 540West's 114 Enigmatic Condos

    ALL OVER—Rental listings website Zumper has jimmied its data into another infographic, this one showing where men and women moved this summer. Ladies opted for neighborhoods like the Upper West Side, Brooklyn Heights, and Hell's Kitchen, while gents preferred...
    on October 24, 2013     Source: Curbed New York

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