Definition of crambo in English:


Syllabification: cram·bo
Pronunciation: /ˈkrambō


A game in which a player gives a word or line of verse to which each of the other players must find a rhyme.
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  • But the crambo verses written by Boswell were merely the start of the game, said Dr Caudle.
  • Here you will have fun playing crambo, ziggy piggy, and doggerel.


early 17th century (denoting a particular fashion in drinking): from earlier crambe 'cabbage', used figuratively to denote something distasteful that is repeated, apparently from Latin crambe repetita 'cabbage served up again', applied by Juvenal to any distasteful repetition.

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