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rammies

Line breaks: ram|mies
Pronunciation: /ˈramɪz
 
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Definition of rammies in English:

plural noun

Australian & South African informal , dated

Origin

early 20th century: perhaps related to ramie, or representing a reduced form of round me (or the) houses, rhyming slang for trousers.

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