gamy: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (gā'mē), [key]
— gam•i•er, gam•i•est.
  1. having the tangy flavor or odor of game: I like the gamy taste of venison.
  2. having the flavor or odor of game or other meat kept uncooked until slightly tainted: The roast was still edible but was slightly gamy.
  3. plucky; spirited.
  4. lewd or suggestive; risqué.
  5. gross or squalid; unwholesome.


Pronunciation: [key]
  1. a combining form with the meanings “marriage,” “union,” “fertilization, pollination,” of the kind specified by the initial element:also forming nouns corresponding to adjectives ending inheterogamy. exogamy; plastogamy; allogamy;
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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