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A card game, played in many variations, in which the object is to obtain melds of three or more cards of the same rank or three or more consecutive cards of the same suit.
n. pl. rum·mies Slang
adj. rum·mi·er, rum·mi·est Chiefly British
Odd, strange, or dangerous; rum.
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(Card Games) a card game based on collecting sets and sequences
[C20: perhaps from rum2]
another word for rum2
n, pl -mies
US and Canadian a slang word for drunkard
(Brewing) of or like rum in taste or smell
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any of various card games for two, three, or four players, each dealt seven, nine, or ten cards, in which the object is to match cards into sets and sequences.
[1905–10; of obscure orig.]
n., pl. -mies,
1. Slang. a drunkard.adj.
2. of or like rum: a rummy taste.
3. Slang. strange; odd.
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|Noun||1.||rummy - a chronic drinker |
alcoholic, boozer, dipsomaniac, lush, souse, soaker - a person who drinks alcohol to excess habitually
|2.||rummy - a card game based on collecting sets and sequences; the winner is the first to meld all their cards|
gin rummy, knock rummy, gin - a form of rummy in which a player can go out if the cards remaining in their hand total less than 10 points
|Adj.||1.||rummy - beyond or deviating from the usual or expected; "a curious hybrid accent"; "her speech has a funny twang"; "they have some funny ideas about war"; "had an odd name"; "the peculiar aromatic odor of cloves"; "something definitely queer about this town"; "what a rum fellow"; "singular behavior"|
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A. ADJ (Brit) = rum 2
B. N (US) (= drunk) → borracho/a m/f
rummy2 [ˈrʌmɪ] N (Cards) → rummy m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
rummy[ˈrʌmi] n → rami m
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Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
rummy[ˈrʌmɪ] n → ramino
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