Definition of gimme
1 : a short putt in golf conceded to an opponent in casual or match play
2 : something easily achieved or won especially in a contest
Recent Examples of gimme from the Web
But that was a gimme: DirecTV is TiVo's fourth-largest shareholder.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'gimme'. Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
Origin and Etymology of gimme
from gimme, contraction of give me
First Known Use: 1929See Words from the same year
GIMME Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of gimme for English Language Learners
: something that is easily done, achieved, won, etc.
Learn More about gimme
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up gimme? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).