Definitions of shimmy

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

“he could feel the shimmy in the steering wheel”
Type of:
an unsteady rocking motion

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

Type of:
social dancing
dancing as part of a social occasion

n a woman's sleeveless undergarment

chemise, shift, slip, teddy
Type of:
undergarment, unmentionable
a garment worn under other garments

v tremble or shake

Type of:
shake, quiver, or throb; move back and forth rapidly, usually in an uncontrolled manner

v dance a shimmy

Type of:
dance, trip the light fantastic, trip the light fantastic toe
move in a pattern; usually to musical accompaniment; do or perform a dance

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