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[gey-mee] /ˈgeɪ mi/

adjective, gamier, gamiest.
[gey-mee] /ˈgeɪ mi/
adjective, gamier, gamiest.
having the tangy flavor or odor of :
I like the gamy taste of venison.
having the flavor or odor of or other meat kept uncooked until slightly tainted:
The roast was still edible but was slightly gamy.
plucky; spirited.
lewd or suggestive; risqué.
gross or squalid; unwholesome.
adjective gamier, gamiest
having the smell or flavour of game, esp high game
(informal) spirited; plucky; brave

see gamey.

also gamy, 1844, “spirited, plucky,” from game (n.) + -y (2). Meaning “tasting or smelling strongly” is from 1863.


Daring; racy; slightly risque´: shown in its gamy uncut version

[1843+; based on the taste and odor of game that has slightly decayed]


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