gimme Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “gimme” in the English Dictionary

"gimme" in British English

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uk   us   /ˈɡɪm.i/ not standard
short form of give me: Gimme that ​pen back!

gimmenoun [C usually singular]

uk   us   /ˈɡɪm.i/ US slang
something that is ​extremelyeasy to do: That first ​testquestion was a gimme, for ​sure.
(Definition of gimme from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"gimme" in American English

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gimmenoun [C]

 us   /ˈɡɪm·i/ slang
something so ​easy to do that it ​seems as if you only have to ​reach out and take it: Though everyone ​expected the ​victory by the ​worldchampions to be a gimme, in ​fact it was a ​closecontest.
(Definition of gimme from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “gimme”
in Chinese (Simplified) 给我…
in Chinese (Traditional) 給我…
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