Yooper vs Jimmer - What's the difference?

yooper | jimmer |

As a noun yooper

is .

As an adverb jimmer is





(en noun)
  • (informal) a native or inhabitant of the (Upper Peninsula of Michigan).
  • Hypernyms

    * Michigander * Michiganian



    Proper noun

    (en proper noun)
  • (North Wisconsin and Yooper) alternative form of James, usually a diminutive, but is also occasionally a given name. An odd quality of this name is that it can often take a definite article the (da'' in yooper dialects,) unlike most english names, I.E. Instead of "Go Tell Jimmer to mow the lawn," "Go Tell ''the (da) Jimmer to mow the lawn."
  • * 2001 : Escanaba in da Moonlight
  • You see, Da Jimmer has been to outer space and he’s different. Very different.
    English diminutives of male given names