1. Possessions accumulated by Thrifty individuals in hopes that these items may somehow appreciate in value over time.
2. A form or style of decorating a house or yard with flux antiques. A particular style common to the rural Northeastern region of the United States (New England and New York State).
3. Flux antique(s), item(s) of pseudo value, item(s) left behind or discarded, rubbish, something unwanted; cheap ~ of low or little worth or significance.
Jitney lifestyle is not to be confused with farming or farmers. Jitney dwellers are commonly seen among aging rural families. Jitney's have more in common with White Trash, Hillbillies, Crackers and Rednecks. Jitney's are the bombed out shells of once aspiring northeastern families. Many Jitney families once had dignity; such dignity existed in prior generations where parents taught values, morals, and lessons of working hard and saving for the future. Such lessons of savings have been misinterpreted into collecting Jitney, hence the encompassing translation of jitney.
a) Look at that Jitney place!, How in the world can people live like that?
b) Julie is so Jitney! Look at that beat ass dress he's got on.
c) Man that store is filled with Jitney, who would buy a broke dick coat from that place.
d) This place is so Jitney, did you see all the shit laying in the entryway?