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Synonyms for shimmy
ˈʃɪm i

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. shimmy(noun)

    an abnormal wobble in a motor vehicle (especially in the front wheels)

    "he could feel the shimmy in the steering wheel"

    Synonyms:
    chemise, slip, teddy, shift

  2. chemise, shimmy, shift, slip, teddy(noun)

    a woman's sleeveless undergarment

    Synonyms:
    cutting, berth, trip, faux pas, sack, pillowcase, shift key, miscue, gaffe, transmutation, slickness, duty period, slipperiness, slip of paper, pillow slip, mooring, slick, displacement, gaucherie, parapraxis, chemise, switch, elusion, geological fault, teddy, shifting, sideslip, break, eluding, faulting, moorage, skid, case, teddy bear, fault, shift, fracture, switching, work shift, strip, solecism, transformation, slip, slip-up

  3. shimmy(verb)

    lively dancing (usually to ragtime music) with much shaking of the shoulders and hips

    Synonyms:
    chemise, slip, teddy, shift

  4. shimmy, wobble(verb)

    tremble or shake

    "His voice wobbled with restrained emotion"

    Synonyms:
    tilt, wobble, coggle, careen, shift

  5. shimmy(verb)

    dance a shimmy

    Synonyms:
    wobble

Wiktionary

  1. shimmy(noun)

    An abnormal vibration, especially in the wheels of a vehicle.

    Synonyms:
    shinny

  2. shimmy(noun)

    A dance that was popular in the 1920s.

    Synonyms:
    shinny

  3. shimmy(noun)

    A sleeveless chemise.

    Synonyms:
    shinny

  4. shimmy(verb)

    Synonyms:
    shinny

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