There are 2 main definitions of rummy in English:

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rummy 1

Pronunciation: /ˈrəmē/

noun

A card game, sometimes played with two decks, in which the players try to form sets and sequences of cards.
Example sentences
  • As the name suggests, this tile game is related to the card game rummy.
  • I remember the house still had gas lighting and that I was introduced to cards - whist and rummy.
  • As in basic rummy, a meld is a combination of cards from your hand which you place face up on the table, where it stays until the end of a hand.

Origin

Early 20th century: of unknown origin.

Words that rhyme with rummy

Brummie, chummy, crumby, crummy, dummy, gummy, lumme, mummy, plummy, scrummy, scummy, slummy, tummy, yummy

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Syllabification: rum·my

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There are 2 main definitions of rummy in English:

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rummy 2

Pronunciation: /ˈrəmē/

adjective (rummier, rummiest)

Another term for rum2.
Example sentences
  • It was a rummy feeling hearing the shells coming.

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Syllabification: rum·my

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