un gamier

gamy

[gey-mee]
adjective, gamier, gamiest.
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.
Also, gamey.


Origin:
1835–45; game1 + -y1

gamily, adverb
ungamy, adjective
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gamy
see gamey.
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-gamy suff.

  1. marriage; mate: monogamy.

  2. Procreative or propagative union: heterogamy.

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