noun plural jim·mies \ˈji-mēz\

: small and thin pieces of candy often sprinkled on ice cream

Full Definition of JIMMIES

:  tiny rod-shaped bits of usually chocolate-flavored candy often sprinkled on ice cream

Origin of JIMMIES

origin unknown
First Known Use: circa 1947

Other Food Terms

Reuben, calamari, chuck, curry, edamame, foie gras, hummus, leaven, nonpareil, peel


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