gamy

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gamy

adjective \ˈgā-mē\

: having the flavor of meat from wild animals especially when it is slightly spoiled

gam·i·ergam·i·est

Full Definition of GAMY

1
:  brave, plucky —used especially of animals
2
a :  having the flavor of game; especially :  having the flavor of game near tainting
b :  smelly
3
a :  sordid, scandalous <gave us all the gamy details>
b :  corrupt, disreputable <a gamy character>
c :  sexually suggestive :  racy <gamy witticisms>
gam·i·ly \-mə-lē\ adverb
gam·i·ness \-mē-nəs\ noun

Variants of GAMY

gamy or gam·ey \ˈgā-mē\

Examples of GAMY

  1. <a singles bar where the conversations and come-on lines tend to be gamy>

First Known Use of GAMY

1844

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