jimmies

plural noun
jim·mies | \ˈji-mēz \

Definition of jimmies 

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

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The crispy pastry tube was overflowing with sweetened, whipped ricotta and dotted with chocolate jimmies. Suzanne Loudermilk, baltimoresun.com, "At Giovanni's, hearty Italian fare and an old-fashioned feel," 22 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of jimmies

circa 1947, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for jimmies

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jimmies

noun

English Language Learners Definition of jimmies

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

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