gammy gammy


  • (adj) (British informal) sore or lame


  • The son of a British major in the Indian army, he grew up with a cruel impediment: a "gammy leg" that kept him off the rugger field, gave him a lifelong limp.


  • "Please excuse my gammy leg," says Allen, drawing attention to her bruised, swollen and, indeed, somewhat gammy appendage.
    on Jul 6, 2006 By: Lily Allen Source: Independent

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