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shi mee

  • n  an abnormal wobble in a motor vehicle (especially in the front wheels)
    he could feel the shimmy in the steering wheel
  • n  a woman's sleeveless undergarment
  • n  lively dancing (usually to ragtime music) with much shaking of the shoulders and hips
  • v  tremble or shake
  • v  dance a shimmy

  • Sometimes the shimmy was born to the tune of The Star-Spangled Banner.
  • If it isn't enough to satisfy your urge to groove, drop into the mammoth Ministry of Sound for a quick shimmy.
  • The Marx family of seven first lived in two rooms of London's shimmy Soho.
News & Articles

  • Storm goaltender has her guys’ back
    BY ROBERT JONES 810-452-2615 • rjones@mihomepaper.com Goaltender Ella Sinclair sits in the locker room and draws her hair into a French braid. Soon enough, the guys will be watching her every move — and firing their best shots. The thought makes her nerves shimmy ever so slightly. A lot of girls might crack under such pressure. Not Ella. read more
    June 13, 2013 - The Davison Index
  • Storm goaltender has her guys’ back
    BY ROBERT JONES 810-452-2615 • rjones@mihomepaper.com Goaltender Ella Sinclair sits in the locker room and draws her hair into a French braid. Soon enough, the guys will be watching her every move — and firing their best shots. The thought makes her nerves shimmy ever so slightly. A lot of girls might crack under such pressure. Not Ella. read more
    June 13, 2013 - The Davison Index
Quotes

  • Channing Crowder in USA Today
    It was a good tackle, so I did a little shimmy for him,Crowder said.
  • Kerry Rhodes in Palm Beach Post
    He's better when he has a clear-cut decision where he wants to go with the ball and he doesn't stutter,Jets safety Kerry Rhodes said. "If he has to wait a little bit and shimmy around in the backfield, he's not a little scatback; he's not...
  • Kate White in CBS News
    As a woman,White said, "if you feel like you can shimmy into a size four with one designer, you're not necessarily going to want the size eight with somebody else, so it forces everybody to play the game."

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