an old game in which players find rhymes for words or lines of verse given by each other
Origin of crambo; from uncertain or unknown; perhaps Classical Latin crambe, cabbage (as in crambe repetita, literally , cabbage repeatedly served, hence repeated story, old tale) ; from Classical Greek kramb?
nounpl. cram·boes or cram·bos
- A word game in which a player or team must find and express a rhyme for a word or line presented by the opposing player or team.
Origin of cramboObsolete crambe, cabbage, from Latin cramb&emacron; (repet&imacron;ta), (warmed-over) cabbage, said of pedestrian writing, from Greek kramb&emacron;.
Compare cramp (“difficult”) (adjective).