Definitions for: Jerry


[n] offensive terms for a person of German descent



Webster (1913) Definition: Jer"ry, a.
Flimsy; jerry-built. -- Jer"ry*ism, n. [Both Builder's
Cant]

Synonyms: Boche, Hun, Kraut, Krauthead

See Also: German

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Famous Quotes Containing Jerry:


Before I ever put anything on paper, Jerry and I would talk back and forth.

-- Joe Shuster (Canadian Artist)

Harry Patch didn't get enough recognition. Jerry Garcia got too much.

-- Trevor Dunn (American Musician)

A Madagascar Hissing Roach chasing Jerry Lewis. That would be a really neat treat.

-- Michael O'Donoghue (American Writer)

What I always say is that we're the illegitimate children of Andy Kaufman and Jerry Lewis.

-- Kevin McDonald (Canadian Comedian)

We got on American Bandstand, where kids would dance to a record and then rate it. We called ourselves Tom and Jerry. I was Jerry.

-- Paul Simon (American Musician)

In 1974, the modeling world changed. Jerry Ford and my lawyer negotiated the deal for the first exclusive contract in modeling history.

-- Lauren Hutton (American Model)

In many ways when Jerry Ford pardoned Nixon, in a certain way, he did speak for the country.

-- Morley Safer (Canadian Journalist)

It's not the same without Jerry. It never will be.

-- Bill Kreutzmann (American Musician)

Jerry Bruckheimer creates comedy, he just doesn't realize because he's a turd.

-- Trey Parker (American Artist)

If you could see the instructions that I gave Jerry to begin with, I'd be embarrassed.

-- Tim LaHaye (American Clergyman)

I sold my house to Jerry Seinfeld.

-- Billy Joel (American Musician)

Jerry Ford is so dumb he can't fart and chew gum at the same time.

-- Lyndon B. Johnson (American President)

Jerry picked up the technique of visualizing the story as a movie scenario; and whenever he gave me a script, I would see it as a screenplay. That was the technique that Jerry used, and I just picked it up.

-- Joe Shuster (Canadian Artist)

Jerry Rice made the decision and we honestly tried to accommodate him the best way we can.

-- Al Davis (American Businessman)

In the beginning, we had a great deal of freedom, and Jerry wrote completely out of his imagination - very, very freely. We even had no editorial supervision to speak of, because they were in such a rush to get the thing in before deadline. But later on we were restricted.

-- Joe Shuster (Canadian Artist)

I loved Carl Perkins, Jerry lee Lewis... not only were they personal friends.

-- Wanda Jackson (American Musician)

Jerry often says that Slam Bradley was really the forerunner of Superman, because we turned it out with no restrictions, complete freedom to do what we wanted; the only problem was that we had a deadline.

-- Joe Shuster (Canadian Artist)

It was not a friendly game, and Jerry certainly did not have friendliness in his eyes. He had an extra mean streak that day. He was out of control and probably should have been ejected.

-- Roger Staubach (American Athlete)

I wouldn't call myself a standup in the presence of Jerry Seinfeld or Chris Rock, but I do my share of it and it has been and remains part of my activity and I like it.

-- Alan Thicke (Canadian Actor)

I couldn't watch Tom and Jerry. The cruelty was too much. I had all these strange images, of tiny animals, all mixed up.

-- Julie Walters (British Actress)

Not only do I sing to him, I sing entire conversations. You become Jerry Lewis.

-- Paul Reiser (American Comedian)

Jerry reversed the usual formula of the superhero who goes to another planet. He put the superhero in ordinary, familiar surroundings, instead of the other way around, as was done in most science fiction. That was the first time I can recall that it had ever been done.

-- Joe Shuster (Canadian Artist)

You know, we - if, for example, Jerry Brown can withstand, you know, what will probably end up being $200 million of spending by his opponent and get elected governor of California, that will be a big victory in the nation's largest state.

-- David Axelrod (American Public Servant)

Jerry and I always felt that the character was enjoying himself. He was having fun: he wasn't taking himself seriously. It was always a lark for him, as you can see in my early drawings.

-- Joe Shuster (Canadian Artist)

I like the Stooges. You know what movie I saw that I sort of discovered late was Jerry Lewis in 'The Nutty Professor'. I really liked that.

-- Mike Judge (American Producer)

Jerry and I hoped that it would be a popular bestseller.

-- Tim LaHaye (American Clergyman)

I was very fortunate to hook up with Jerry in the first place. The network was already committed to doing something with him, so I skipped a couple of hundred steps right there.

-- Larry David (American Actor)

I have run large organizations, I know what it takes to create a healthy business climate, and I have more experience than Jerry Brown doing that. So it'll be a stark contrast, a career politician vs. someone who has met a payroll, gotten a return on investment, knows how to use technology to do more with less.

-- Meg Whitman (American Businessman)

I was very keen on people like Elvis, Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Gene Vincent.

-- Robin Trower (English Musician)

I think it's Jerry's masterful fiction writing.

-- Tim LaHaye (American Clergyman)

It's grown into a personal relationship, yeah. I'm crazy about Jerry. I think he's a unique character.

-- Jon Voight (American Actor)

I was singing a lot of waltzes. And I was with Jerry Kennedy, my producer, and he was playing me some songs, and he said, hey, I want to play you this song that I'm going to get Jackie Ward to record.

-- Reba McEntire (American Musician)

In a way, it's my way of dealing with, finding closure with Grateful Dead music, and giving thanks in a way to Jerry and Bob and all the guys in the band for making up this wonderful music.

-- Phil Lesh (American Musician)

You know when Jerry Ford gets the best joke, you know you're in trouble.

-- Mark Russell (American Writer)

Me and Jerry left because we felt we weren't getting anywhere playing our old songs in tiny clubs. The group was getting stale and staying behind the times.

-- Johnny Thunders (American Musician)


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