Definition of sammie in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈsami/


Australian /NZ informal
A sandwich.
Example sentences
  • Even the remaining tomato destined for this week's toasted sammies is looking a bit spotty.
  • Deep in the sticks, six miles east of the Trace in Montpelier, you'll find AJ's Bar & Grill, an old juke joint that serves up cold suds, hot music, and the best barbecued-pork sammies on the Trace.
  • As for the hot sammies, I liked the ‘New York-style’ tuna melt, which isn't open-faced (as I had hoped), but rather a ‘closed’ round sandwich, well grilled.


1970s: representing a pronunciation of the first syllable of sandwich, modified by following w, + -ie.

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