Pronunciation: ( jit'nē), [key]
—n., pl. -neys,
—v., -neyed, -ney•ing.
1. a small bus or car following a regular route along which it picks up and discharges passengers, originally charging each passenger five cents.
2. Older Slang.a nickel; five-cent piece.
to carry or ride in a jitney.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.