Synonyms of shimmy


1. shimmy, wobble

usage: an abnormal wobble in a motor vehicle (especially in the front wheels); "he could feel the shimmy in the steering wheel"

2. chemise, shimmy, shift, slip, teddy, undergarment, unmentionable

usage: a woman's sleeveless undergarment

3. shimmy, social dancing

usage: lively dancing (usually to ragtime music) with much shaking of the shoulders and hips


1. shimmy, wobble, vibrate

usage: tremble or shake; "His voice wobbled with restrained emotion"

2. shimmy, dance, trip the light fantastic, trip the light fantastic toe

usage: dance a shimmy

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