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Synonyms for jimmy

a short crowbar

to move or force, especially in an effort to get something open

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He was still struggling with the islanders when Jimmy again came up to him, and warned him against irritating them, saying that he was only making matters worse for both of us, and if they became enraged, there was no telling what might happen.
Now, notwithstanding what Jimmy had just told him, there presently came up to my comrade an old woman, who seated herself beside him on the canoe.
As the old king's wife left him, Jimmy again came up to Toby, and told him that he had just talked the whole matter over with the natives, and there was only one course for him to follow.
As we passed the front door it swung open, and showed Jimmy the artist sitting at the bottom of a newly-cleaned staircase.
But when they could they cursed Jimmy with splendid thoroughness.
It was followed by a blood-hound-like bay from Sir Christopher, a maniacal prestissimo on the organ, and loud cries, for Jimmy.
That's what the Flyin' Dutchman thought," Jimmy assured him.
Martin told Jimmy that he would get off at Sixteenth Street Station and catch the electric car into Oakland.
They did not connect the couple with Jimmy, who sprang on the steps, crying to the motorman:-
Quickly her triumphant eye discovered her chum under the wing of her faithful Jimmy.
Go as far as you like," said Jimmy, with sandpaper in his voice.
She had even grown used to noticing Anna joggle the reluctant Jimmy with her elbow as a signal for him to invite her chum to walk over his feet through a two-step.
Much you know about it," growled Tom, lying down again, for he had sat bolt upright when Polly made the astounding declaration that he was like the well-beloved Jimmy.
Every cross word I ever said to Jimmy comes back now, and makes me wish I had n't.
Polly saw it; and though she did n't know that she had made the sunshine, it shone back upon her so pleasantly, that she fell happily asleep, though her Jimmy was n't there to say "good-night.