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:


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)

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)

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)

I used to pretend that I was Tom attacking Jerry, who was drawn on the ball.

-- Monica Seles (Yugoslavian 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)

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)

I'm looking forward to talking to Bill Parcells, too, and to seeing how that marriage with Jerry Jones goes.

-- Lisa Guerrero (American Journalist)

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)

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

-- Jerry Greenfield (American Businessman)

I sold my house to Jerry Seinfeld.

-- Billy Joel (American Musician)

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)

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)

I had pro offers from the Detroit Lions and Green Bay Packers, who were pretty hard up for linemen in those days. If I had gone into professional football the name Jerry Ford might have been a household word today.

-- Gerald R. Ford (American President)

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)

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)

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

-- Joe Shuster (Canadian Artist)

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)

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)

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 think it's Jerry's masterful fiction writing.

-- Tim LaHaye (American Clergyman)

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

-- Bill Kreutzmann (American Musician)

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

-- Kevin McDonald (Canadian Comedian)

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)

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

-- Mark Russell (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)

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

-- Trey Parker (American Artist)

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)

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

-- Lyndon B. Johnson (American President)

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

-- Al Davis (American Businessman)

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)

Getting back to the point, a guy like Jerry, he deals with the business, and he doesn't see it as being evil or ugly, it's what you have to do, and I mean I know there's some really ugly parts to it and parts which drive me nuts, but not in the same way as music business.

-- Trevor Rabin (South African Musician)

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

-- Joe Cocker (English 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)

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

-- Morley Safer (Canadian Journalist)


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