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rummy

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adjective rum·my \ˈrə-mē\

Definition of rummy

rum·mi·errum·mi·est

  1. :  queer, odd <feeling a little rummy from our trip up the escalator — New Yorker>



Origin of rummy

2rum


First Known Use: 1828


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rummy

noun rum·my

Definition of rummy

plural rummies



Origin of rummy

1rum


First Known Use: 1851


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rummy

noun rum·my

Definition of rummy

  1. :  any of several card games for two or more players in which each player tries to assemble groups of three or more cards of the same rank or suit and to be the first to meld them all



Origin of rummy

perhaps from 1rummy


First Known Use: 1915



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