Definition of gamy
gamilyplay \ˈgā-mə-lē\ adverb
gaminessplay \ˈgā-mē-nəs\ noun
Examples of gamy in a Sentence
a singles bar where the conversations and come-on lines tend to be gamy
Recent Examples of gamy from the Web
The surprise was that the sharp, gamy pungency of the quails flavored the pork as much as the pork flavored them, an ancient taste that I had never suspected existed.
Not to mention bollito misto, the more stubborn parts of meat brought to heel by being boiled in a delicious broth for hours, or the intriguing finanziera, a hearty stew made from sweetbreads, testicles, and chicken parts, gamy-flavored and refined.
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Definition of -gamy
1 : marriage exogamy
2 : union for propagation or reproduction allogamy
3 : possession of (such) reproductive organs or (such) a mode of fertilization cleistogamy
GAMY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of gamy for English Language Learners
: having the flavor of meat from wild animals especially when it is slightly spoiled
GAMY Defined for Kids
Definition of gamy for Students
: having the flavor or smell of meat from wild animals especially when slightly spoiled The meat tasted gamy.
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