gem·​my ˈje-mē How to pronounce gemmy (audio)
: having the characteristics desired in a gemstone

Examples of gemmy in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Gemella collection includes statement bracelets inspired by pieces in their mother’s jewelry box as well as their irresistible gemmy sweetheart necklaces. Charlotte Diamond, Vogue, 24 June 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of gemmy was in the 15th century

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“Gemmy.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Dec. 2023.

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