rum|my


rum|my
rum|my1 «RUHM ee», adjective, -mi|er, -mi|est.
Slang. odd; strange: »

There seemed to be some rummy mystery about his absence (A. S. M. Hutchinson).

[< rum2 + -y1]
rum|my2 «RUHM ee», noun, verb, -mied, -my|ing.
–n.
a card game in which points are scored by melding sets of three or four cards of the same rank or sequences of three or more cards of the same suit.
–v.i.
to end the game by using or discarding the last card in one's hand.
[American English; origin uncertain]
rum|my3 «RUHM ee», noun, plural -mies, adjective.
–n.
U.S. Slang. a drunkard.
–adj.
of or like rum: »

a rummy flavor.

[American English < rum1 + -y1]

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