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Word of the Day 06/01/16 Jimjams

Jimjams (noun)
jimjams [jim-jamz]


noun, (used with a plural verb) Slang.
1. extreme nervousness; jitters.
2. delirium tremens.

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Origin: 1540-50; gradational compound based on jam. Cf. flimflam, jingle-jangle, etc.

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Honestly, I thought this was slang or nickname for pajamas...not being nervous!

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erinm_4600
Jun. 1st, 2016 01:11 pm (UTC)
I only know this word because Amy Adams says it in Night at the Museum 2. LOL
guineamania
Jun. 1st, 2016 05:48 pm (UTC)
I was about to say the same thing about pajamas. That was what my parents always called them in sort of 'baby speak'
haldoor
Jun. 2nd, 2016 11:01 am (UTC)
Jimjams are pajamas here too! I'd never heard the meaning here before at all! ;-)
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