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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
gamy \gam"y\, a.
1. (Cookery) Having the flavor of game, esp. of game kept
uncooked till near the condition of tainting;
2. (Sporting) Showing an unyielding spirit to the last;
plucky; furnishing sport; as, a gamy trout.
3. Same as gamey.
[PJC] -- gam"i*ness, n.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
adj 1: suggestive of sexual impropriety; "a blue movie"; "blue
jokes"; "he skips asterisks and gives you the gamy
details"; "a juicy scandal"; "a naughty wink"; "naughty
words"; "racy anecdotes"; "a risque story"; "spicy
gossip" [syn: blue, gamy, gamey, juicy,
naughty, racy, risque, spicy]
2: (used of the smell of meat) smelling spoiled or tainted [syn:
gamey, gamy, high]
3: willing to face danger [syn: game, gamy, gamey,
gritty, mettlesome, spirited, spunky]
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
74 Moby Thesaurus words for "gamy":
bad, bad-smelling, blown, bulldoggish, fecal, fetid, foul, frowsty,
frowy, frowzy, fulsome, funky, fusty, game, graveolent, gritty,
gutsy, gutty, high, high-tasted, ill-smelling, malodorous,
mephitic, mettlesome, miasmal, miasmic, mildewed, mildewy, moldy,
musty, nervy, nidorous, noisome, noxious, odorous, off, offensive,
olid, pertinacious, plucky, putrid, rancid, rank, reasty, reasy,
red-blooded, reechy, reeking, reeky, repulsive, resolute, rotten,
smellful, smelling, smelly, sour, soured, spirited, spiritful,
spunky, stale, stenchy, stinking, stinky, strong, strong-flavored,
strong-tasting, stuffy, sulfurous, tainted, tenacious, tough,
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