Meaning of gammon

gam•mon

Pronunciation: (gam'un), [key]
— Backgammon. Backgammon.
—n.
  1. the game of backgammon.
  2. a victory in which the winner throws off all his or her pieces before the opponent throws off any.
—v.t.
  1. to win a gammon over.

gam•mon

Pronunciation: (gam'un), [key]
— n.
  1. a smoked or cured ham.
  2. the lower end of a side of bacon.

gam•mon

Pronunciation: (gam'un), [key]
— Brit. Informal. Brit. Informal.
—n.
  1. deceitful nonsense; bosh.
—v.i.
  1. to talk gammon.
  2. to make pretense.
—v.t.
  1. to humbug.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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