a person’s leg, especially an attractive female leg.
a herd or school of whales.
Eastern New England, Nautical. a social meeting, visit, or the like, as between whaling vessels at sea.
verb (used without object), gammed, gamming.
(of whales) to assemble into a herd or school.
Nautical. (of the officers and crews of two whaling vessels) to visit or converse with one another for social purposes.
Eastern New England. to participate in a gam or social visit.
a school of whales
(nautical) an informal visit between crew members of whalers
(NZ) a flock of large sea birds
verb gams, gamming, gammed
(intransitive) (of whales) to form a school
(nautical) (of members of the crews of whalers) to visit (each other) informally
(transitive) (US) to visit or exchange visits with
(slang) a leg, esp a woman’s shapely leg
“a leg,” 1781, see gams.
A social visit; party (1893+)
[origin unknown; perhaps fr nautical use, ”a meeting of whaling ships at sea, with attendant talk and exchange of news” found by 1850; perhaps fr 18th-century gammon, ”talk, chatter”; probably ultimately fr Middle English gamon, ”to play, frolic”]
A leg, esp a woman’s leg •Most often in the plural: regarding her superb gams with affection/ Gavilan has spindly gams, a thin neck, and a wasp waist
[1781+; perhaps fr Northern French gambe, ”leg”]
gay Asian male
[gam-uh; Portuguese gah-muh] /ˈgæm ə; Portuguese ˈgɑ mə/ noun 1. Vasco da [vas-koh duh;; Portuguese vahsh-koo duh] /ˈvæs koʊ də;; Portuguese ˈvɑʃ kʊ də/ (Show IPA), c1460–1524, Portuguese navigator: discovered the sea route from Portugal around the continent of Africa to India. /ˈɡɑːmə/ noun 1. Vasco da (ˈvæskəʊ də). ?1469–1524, Portuguese navigator, who discovered the […]
[gah-muh] /ˈgɑ mə/ noun 1. an ornamental, reedlike grass, Tripsacum dactyloides, one of the largest in the U.S., growing from 4 to 7 feet (1.2 to 2.1 meter) high. /ˈɡɑːmə/ noun 1. a tall perennial grass, Tripsacum dactyloides, of SE North America: cultivated for fodder
/ˈɡæməˌhuːʃ/ verb (transitive) 1. to practise cunnilingus or fellatio on noun 2. cunnilingus or fellatio
- Gamal abdel nasser
[nah-ser, nas-er] /ˈnɑ sər, ˈnæs ər/ noun 1. Gamal Abdel [guh-mahl ab-doo l,, juh-] /gəˈmɑl ˈæb dʊl,, dʒə-/ (Show IPA), 1918–70, Egyptian military and political leader: prime minister of Egypt 1954–56; president of Egypt 1956–58; president of the United Arab Republic 1958–70. 2. Lake, a reservoir in SE Egypt, formed in the Nile River S […]