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English definition of “shimmy”

shimmy

verb [I]     /ˈʃɪm.i/
to do a dance in which you shake your hips and shoulders : She shimmied across the dance floor .Dance and choreography in general US If a car shimmies, it has a very light shaking movement that is not the usual movement of the car .Shaking, swinging and vibrating
(Definition of shimmy verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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