Definition of Jiminy

1. used to express surprise [interj]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jiminy

jilter
jilters
jilting
jiltings
jilts
jim-dandy
jim-jams
jim crow
jim dandy
jimador
jimboite
jimcrack
jimcracks
jimdandy
jimhickey
jiminy (current term)
jiminy cricket
jimjam
jimjams
jimmie
jimmied
jimmies
jimminy
jimmy cap
jimmy caps
jimmy hat
jimmying
jimp
jimper

Literary usage of Jiminy

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1. The Stickit Minister: And Some Common Men by Samuel Rutherford Crockett (1894)
"jiminy said so, and he was the minister's son and had been at Dalmarnock where the five steeples are, with the stars sitting on the tops of them. ..."

2. Brooks's Readers by Stratton Duluth Brooks (1907)
"Up among the branches jiminy made a platform, ... jiminy cared little about books, ... who used always to do what jiminy bade him ; but, ..."

3. St. Nicholas by Mary Mapes Dodge (1920)
""By jiminy, they 're out yet!" he spluttered, showing distinct signs of perturbation, and screwing up his weather-beaten face as he peered out beyond Gull ..."

4. Adventure Guide to the Champlain & Hudson River Valleys by Patricia Foulke, Robert Foulke (2003)
"Now under the ownership of nearby jiminy Peak, Brodie maintains its reputation as a family-friendly area, with a good selection of green and blue trails for ..."

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