Definition of gimme in English:



  • Give me (not acceptable in standard use)

    ‘just gimme the damn thing’
    • ‘Look though, if you ever need to talk, just gimme a call, alright?’
    • ‘I'll pick up my cable when you're through with it if you'll gimme a call.’
    • ‘As much as I hate to fight losers, they don't gimme a choice.’
    • ‘Six to one is a good majority; gimme my clothes.’
    • ‘Liv laughed, ‘now, can you gimme a lift home so I can have Mikey get the stuff before he goes out tonight.’’


North American
  • A thing that is very easy to perform or obtain, especially in a game or sport.

    ‘the kick would hardly be a gimme in that wind’
    • ‘Payne's putt was basically a gimme, 3 1/2 or 4 feet at the most.’
    • ‘Garnett plays the full floor, which keeps him away from some of the gimmes Duncan snatches up with ease.’
    • ‘There are, obviously, no gimmes in mini-golf for the sport would verge on the ridiculous if players stood on the tee debating whether each other's tee shots might be given.’
    • ‘There are no gimmes in the early rounds like before.’
    • ‘After the team's strong showing last season, this pick may seem like a gimme.’