Definitions For Shimmy


  • Lively dancing (usually to ragtime music) with much shaking of the shoulders and hips
  • A woman's sleeveless undergarment
  • An abnormal wobble in a motor vehicle (especially in the front wheels)
  • To move or shake your body from side to side
  • To vibrate or move very quickly from side to side


  • Dance a shimmy
  • Tremble or shake

Is Shimmy a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Shimmy is worth 16 points in Scrabble and 16 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Shimmy in a Sentence

  • They were shimmying on the dance floor.
  • I shimmied into my jacket.
  • One of the car's wheels was shimmying.

Synonyms for Shimmy

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