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gimme

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noun gim·me \ˈgi-mē\

Simple Definition of gimme

  • : something that is easily done, achieved, won, etc.

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of gimme

plural

gimmes

  1. 1 :  a short putt in golf conceded to an opponent in casual or match play

  2. 2 :  something easily achieved or won especially in a contest

Origin and Etymology of gimme

from gimme, contraction of give me


First Known Use: 1929


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