- gamy (also gamey) ► ADJECTIVE (gamier, gamiest) 1) (of meat) having the strong flavour or smell of game when it is high. 2) chiefly N. Amer. racy or risqué.DERIVATIVES gamily adverb gaminess noun.
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gaminess — n. behavior or language bordering on indelicacy. Syn: raciness, ribaldry, spiciness. [WordNet 1.5] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
gaminess — [gām′ē nis] n. the quality of being gamy … English World dictionary
gaminess — gamy gam y, a. 1. (Cookery) Having the flavor of game, esp. of game kept uncooked till near the condition of tainting; high flavored. [1913 Webster] 2. (Sporting) Showing an unyielding spirit to the last; plucky; furnishing sport; as, a gamy… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
gaminess — noun see gamy … New Collegiate Dictionary
gaminess — /gay mee nis/, n. 1. the taste or odor of game, esp. when slightly tainted. 2. gameness; pluck. 3. squalor or lewdness. [GAMY + NESS] * * * … Universalium
gaminess — noun The quality of being gamy … Wiktionary
gaminess — n. courageousness … English contemporary dictionary
gaminess — gam·i·ness … English syllables
gaminess — noun behavior or language bordering on indelicacy • Syn: ↑raciness, ↑ribaldry, ↑spiciness • Derivationally related forms: ↑spicy (for: ↑spiciness), ↑racy ( … Useful english dictionary
raciness — noun 1. a strong odor or taste property the pungency of mustard the sulfurous bite of garlic the sharpness of strange spices the raciness of the wine • Syn: ↑pungency, ↑bite, ↑sharpness … Useful english dictionary