shim•myPronunciation: (shim'ē), [key]
—n., pl. -mies,
—v., -mied, -my•ing.
an American ragtime dance marked by shaking of the hips and shoulders.
excessive wobbling in the front wheels of a motor vehicle.
to dance the shimmy.
to shake, wobble, or vibrate.
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