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:


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

-- Bill Kreutzmann (American Musician)

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)

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

-- Kevin McDonald (Canadian Comedian)

Back then, I, most rockers loved Chuck Berry, Little Richard, Jerry Lee Lewis... you know in the '60s.

-- Joe Cocker (English Musician)

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)

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)

One out of every 100 families in Vermont was a part owner of Ben and Jerry's.

-- Jerry Greenfield (American Businessman)

My friend Jerry Falwell was the one who said it, and he was a guest on my show, and it's hard to take the blame for everybody who shows up on your show.

-- Pat Robertson (American Clergyman)

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)

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)

Even now, my husband Jerry, our son Matthew and I live only five minutes away from my parents home, and my brothers live about ten minutes away. It's been great having such a supportive family.

-- Nancy Kerrigan (American Athlete)

And then I met Jerry and he's such a creative fiction writer, and I don't know if there's ever been a team put together the way we are - where one person does the theological way out and suggestions, and the other person goes into the cave and does the fiction writing.

-- Tim LaHaye (American Clergyman)

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

-- Tim LaHaye (American Clergyman)

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

-- Paul Reiser (American Comedian)

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

-- Al Davis (American Businessman)

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 think it's Jerry's masterful fiction writing.

-- Tim LaHaye (American Clergyman)

Through that, I got to know Jerry's work, and I am definitely his number-one fan right now, which is interesting because it usually works the other way around: you usually create a project based on your hero.

-- Sean Hayes (American Actor)

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

-- Morley Safer (Canadian Journalist)

Being down in Orlando, Florida, where we filmed the movie, I learned how to bass fish. Jerry Reed, who plays the villain in the movie, taught me how to bass fish.

-- Henry Winkler (American 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)

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

-- Michael O'Donoghue (American Writer)

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

-- Wanda Jackson (American Musician)

I never got tired of Tom and Jerry, but I did have a dream of doing more with my life than making cartoons.

-- Joseph Barbera (American Cartoonist)

I'll work with Jerry Seinfeld any day of the week. Get a nice little paycheck there, but you do it for free. It's just good to be associated with that man. He's a great guy.

-- Patrick Warburton (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)

Jerry Weintraub, the producer, might be a pain in the ass, but he really knows how to treat his actors.

-- Bernie Mac (American Actor)

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

-- Robin Trower (English Musician)

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)

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

-- Jon Voight (American Actor)

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)

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)

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)

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

-- Lyndon B. Johnson (American President)


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