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Synonyms for shimmy

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

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a woman's sleeveless undergarment

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

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tremble or shake


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The shimmy has been Curry's go-to celebration move, which he didn't hesitate busting out in the third quarter of the Golden State Warriors' 126-85 rout of the Rockets in Game 3 of the NBA Western Conference Finals.
CITATION: Davidson, G., "Improved Landing Gear Shimmy Model," SAE Int.
But the Sean, 33, who lives in the area and once managed a barbers on the site, said: "The Shimmy Shake is the most popular thing here."
Rachael Clements, a sanctuary worker for 10 years, said: "Shimmy is no older than a year.
"A KIND OF RAGTIME DANCE in which the whole body shakes or sways" is how the Concise Oxford English Dictionary defines shimmy. This also describes the action of my Swimmin' Shimmy.
PEOPLE can shimmy their way to a happier and healthier 2011 by signing up for dance classes.
In such surrounds SoulBoy director Shimmy Marcus sets the first Northern Soul movie.
At the date palm plantation, scantily clad barefoot men shimmy up palm trunks to shake loose ripe dates, which fall to the soft ground like manna from heaven.
The downside to this game is that it has a first-person perspective, so you never actually see Faith slide under pipes, leap from rooftop to rooftop or shimmy up walls, and the camera angles can be a bit dizzying.
Julie Hewett Shimmy All Over Face and Body Shimmer in Goldie, 822,
It's the last chance, last dance for love and romance on "Hot Corner." Guaranteed to make you shake and shimmy (and make you recall the band's mammoth, breakthrough hit, "Love Shack"), the song meshes Schneider's offbeat nasal commands with Pierson and Wilson's impeccable harmonies.
BUENOS AIRES A much-hyped pole-dancing competition helped Artear-Canal 13's "ShowMatch" shimmy past Telefe's "Big Brother" in the ratings May 28.
Two modern-day headline-hunting academics \ make 2+2=5 as they vainly misread Bryonic history, the Age of Enlightment and landscape gardening in j fictional Derbyshire stately I home Sidley Park, where I ghosts from the past shimmy ; forth to reveal the truth -mainly we know less today than we think.
1938, CHICAGO Katherine Dunham premieres Barrelhouse--A Florida Swamp Shimmy. Inspired by the song "Barrelhouse Blues," which she first heard in a barbecue shack, Dunham swivels her hips and wears a beaded costume that accentuates each pivot of this flirtatious and raunchy duet.
This glum apercu has been much with me as we move into the home stretch of the 2006 mid-term elections and shimmy into the starting gates of the 2008 presidential campaign.