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verb as in shake

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Operations were slowed so a team of eight technicians could shimmy up the ship to tighten up the cables.

The leader of the band danced a sort of shimmy as he marched, at the same time tootling on a flute.

Don't put anything but its little shimmy on; it's goin' to be another hot day.

Rather than call it shimmy, resume the use of the old English words shift and smock.

He had even been known to dive under the water and shimmy up a tree that was reflected there.

She sees herself in the mirror of the dressing-table and commences to shimmy enthusiastically.


On this page you'll find 18 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to shimmy, such as: wobble, dance, and vibrate.

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