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