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:


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)

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)

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)

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)

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

-- Mark Russell (American Writer)

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

-- Kevin McDonald (Canadian Comedian)

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)

Next time we need to be on drugs and have lots of suffering and alcohol abuse going on while recording, I'm kinda picturing a Jerry Lee Lewis session from the mid Seventies.

-- Jim Diamond ( -)

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)

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

-- Joe Shuster (Canadian Artist)

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)

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

-- Tim LaHaye (American Clergyman)

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)

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

-- Tim LaHaye (American Clergyman)

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

-- Jerry Greenfield (American Businessman)

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

-- Al Davis (American Businessman)

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

-- Bernie Mac (American Actor)

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 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)

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)

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

-- Paul Reiser (American Comedian)

What Jerry has done, in a masterful way, is go through and select portions of the Scripture and put words in Jesus' mouth that are legitimate because they already appear in the Bible.

-- Tim LaHaye (American Clergyman)

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)

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)

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

-- Robin Trower (English Musician)

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)

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

-- Bill Kreutzmann (American Musician)

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)

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)


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