shimmy

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A sleeveless chemise
An abnormal vibration, especially in the wheels of a vehicle
To vibrate abnormally, as a broken wheel
A dance that was popular in the 1920s
To climb something (e.g. a pole) gradually (e.g. using alternately one's arms then one's legs.)

The static made her dress shimmy up her leg.

To shake the body as if dancing the shimmy
A shimmy is a rapid side to side shaking of the front wheels Shimmies are usually caused by one of the following: a bent rim; a shifted belt in a tire (causing one steel belt to slide sideways on top of the other belt, causing a wave in the tread); a loose steering linkage component; a loose suspension component; or a loose halfshaft or CV joint If the shimmy occurs while cruising, the cause is usually due to a faulty steering or suspension component If the shimmy only occurs under acceleration, then it is usually attributed to a faulty drivetrain component such as a halfshaft or CV joint Finally, if the shimmy is constant from a dead stop and intensifies with speed, then the technician should look for a bent rim or a shifted belt in a tire A good inspection of the above mentioned components usually exposes the cause of a shimmy
lively dancing (usually to ragtime music) with much shaking of the shoulders and hips
If you shimmy, you dance or move in a way that involves shaking your hips and shoulders from side to side. Dancers shimmied in the streets of New Orleans. to move forwards or backwards while also quickly moving slightly from side to side (shimmy type of dance (1900-2000), perhaps from shimmy (19-20 centuries), from chemise)
It started as an African American dance of the late 1880's It is a shaking of the shoulders and a whole body First recreated by Gilda Gray
is an alternating forward and backward shoulder, hip or body movement to the beat and rhythm of the music
tremble or shake; "His voice wobbled with restrained emotion"
a woman's sleeveless undergarment
Shoulder Shrug: Alternating shoulder movements forward and backward at a rapid rate, keeping in time to the music
lively dancing (usually to ragtime music) with much shaking of the shoulders and hips an abnormal wobble in a motor vehicle (especially in the fromt wheels); "he could feel the shimmy in the steering wheel"
dance a shimmy tremble or shake; "His voice wobbled with restrained emotion
dance a shimmy
an abnormal wobble in a motor vehicle (especially in the fromt wheels); "he could feel the shimmy in the steering wheel"
To climb sometime (e.g. a pole) gradually (e.g. using alternately ones arms then ones legs.)
{i} style of jazz dance from the 1920s characterized by rhythmic shaking of the shoulders and hips; abnormal vibration (in the tires of a vehicle, etc.)
{f} dance the shimmy (style of jazz dance); wobble, vibrate (as of vehicle tires)
Alternating shoulder movements forward and backward
A chemise
chemise
shimmy on down
To go somewhere
shimmy-shammy
Secretive, illicit activity or favor trading

The four-month suspension is, in effect, the result of a little political shimmy-shammy. In return for some high profile Gorecki supporters endorsing Bob Spence, a judicial candidate favored by Thomas, he agreed to the four-month suspension. -Chicago Reader, February 10, 2006, Michael Miner, Court of No Resort.

shimmied
present participle of shimmy
shimmies
third-person singular of shimmy
shimmying
third-person singular of shimmy
shimmy