Phrase used to describe a woman (she) that may either choose or appears to dress like a man (him)- 'She-Him' (Shim).
Can also be used to refer to a lack of female behaviour or characteristics and instead evidence to those similar of a man.
Jesus dude Im sure that new cleaner is a 'Shim'
by Chris French December 10, 2006
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Top Definition
a he-she, she-male, transvestite
whooah look at that shim! its more manly than that one!
by kaitlin barnes November 30, 2004
(n)-A person of anonymous or unconfirmed gender. Usually only applicable to people met online.
Are you still going out with that shim?
by Jon Zamboni July 14, 2005
A mixture of the words him and she. Used to describe someone who has characteristics of both a male and female person.
"His wife is such a shim!"
by Corinne Simpson October 15, 2006
An individual whose gender is unclear to everyone else.
I'm not sure if that person is a she or a him, therefore they must be a shim.
by Coli Oli March 21, 2010
1. a thin slip or wedge of metal, wood, etc., for driving into crevices, as between machine parts to compensate for wear, or beneath bedplates, large stones, etc., to level them.

2. A not-nice word for an androgynous looking person. See also: shemale.

3. A seattle based rock band.
1. You just loosen the mounting bolts and slip the shim between the axle and brake backing plate.

2. Wow, you know, I was about to call the person over there a shim, when I remembered that would be fucking mean of me.

3. The shim are my third favourite band.
by Coopface December 02, 2006
1). A lady that looks like a dude, or a dude that looks like a lady. 2). Transvestite. 3). Shemale. 4). Cross dressing men or butch lesbians.
No, Katee, you didn't invent this word. But you can say, "Ew, gross, look at shim! Its dick is hanging out of its skirt!"
by imbendenton July 07, 2005
Commonly used word for small penis originating in northern Texas.

A person with a small dick.
Person A: "My dick is 1.5 inches hard."
Person B: "You're such a shim."

Person A: "What's the difference between a mosquito and a shim?"
Person B: "You can feel a mosquito when it's in you."
by Chris.Plum.Sen.Nim August 12, 2009

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