Gamy meaning

gāmē
Marriage.

Exogamy.

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Showing an unyielding spirit; plucky.

A gamy little mare that loved to run.

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Procreative or propagative union.

Allogamy.

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The possession of a specified manner of fertilization or specified reproductive organs.

Apogamy.

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Having a strong, tangy flavor like that of cooked game.
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Strong in smell or taste; slightly tainted.
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Plucky; game.
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Marriage, sexual union.

Polygamy.

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Alternative spelling of gamey.
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Origin of gamy

  • Gr -gamia < gamos: see gamo-

    From Webster's New World College Dictionary, 5th Edition

  • Greek -gamiā from gamos marriage gemə- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition