"jerry" Definition

  1. a chamber utensil; abbreviation of JEROBOAM.—_Swift._
  2. a watch. “JERRY nicking” or “JERRY sneaking” is watch-stealing, which is a distinct form of street robbery, and requires both courage and dexterity; for it is done, as the thieves say, “right afore a bloke’s face.”
  3. to jibe or chaff cruelly. Development of jeer.

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Position in the dictionary: 1801 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: jerry lynch, jerry shop, jerry sneak, jerry-go-nimble, jerusalem pony, jessie, jew fencer, jew’s eye, jezebel, jib
Previous words in the dictionary: jericho, jeremy diddler, jeremiad, jemmy-john, jemmy jessamy, jemmy ducks, jemmy, jeminy o!, jehu, jeames

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