rummy rummy  /ˈrə mi/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a chronic drinker
  2. (n) a card game based on collecting sets and sequences; the winner is the first to meld all their cards
  3. (adj) beyond or deviating from the usual or expected

Usage(s):

  1. Bridge was almost eclipsed and so was gin rummy.
  2. They talked, drank cocktails, ate from trays, played gin rummy, and waited for the ocean to end at Dakar.

News

  • Euchre was always in the cards for my daughter

    Card games are not my thing. Poker, rummy, kings corners, war. You name it, I can live without it. Euchre is different. I can play euchre all night, and have on occasion.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Erie Times-News

Quotes

  1. "I am grateful to them now that everyone who wants to see it will now have the chance to do so," Moore said in a statement. "On behalf of my stellar cast - GW, Dick, Rummy, Condi and Wolfie - we thank this incredible coalition of the willing...
    on Jun 2, 2004 By: Michael Moore Source: guardian.co.uk

  2. "He's a winner, and I want to win, too. I could be playing my grandmother in 500 rummy, and if she beats me I have an empty feeling in my stomach," Murdock said.
    on Jun 17, 2010 By: Eric Murdock Source: Asbury Park Press

  3. "The present said to me, quote, 'Why do you keep picking on Rummy?' I looked at the president, and I said, 'Mr. President, with all due respect' - and I looked at the vice president - 'Mr. Vice President, I would call for your resignation as well,...
    on Oct 1, 2006 By: Joe Biden Source: CBS News

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