[gam-er] /ˈgæm ər/
noun, British Archaic.
an old woman.
(rare, mainly Brit) a dialect word for an old woman: now chiefly humorous or contemptuous Compare gaffer (sense 1)
“old woman,” 1570s, contraction of grandmother (cf. gaffer).
[gam] /gæm/ noun 1. a herd or school of whales. 2. Eastern New England, Nautical. a social meeting, visit, or the like, as between whaling vessels at sea. verb (used without object), gammed, gamming. 3. (of whales) to assemble into a herd or school. 4. Nautical. (of the officers and crews of two whaling vessels) […]
[gam-uh n] /ˈgæm ən/ Backgammon. noun 1. the game of . 2. a victory in which the winner throws off all his or her pieces before the opponent throws off any. verb (used with object) 3. to win a gammon over. [gam-uh n] /ˈgæm ən/ noun 1. a smoked or cured ham. 2. the lower […]
[ga-mop-uh-thee] /gæˈmɒp ə θi/ noun, Immunology. 1. a disorder of the immune system characterized by abnormally increased levels of immunoglobulins in the blood. gammopathy gam·mop·a·thy (gā-mŏp’ə-thē) n. A disturbance in immunoglobulin synthesis.
[gam-ee] /ˈgæm i/ adjective, gammier, gammiest. British Informal. 1. disabled; lame: a gammy leg. /ˈɡæmɪ/ adjective -mier, -miest 1. (Brit, slang) (esp of the leg) malfunctioning, injured, or lame; game US equivalent gimpy