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Rummy   /rˈəmi/   Listen

Beyond or deviating from the usual or expected.  Synonyms: curious, funny, odd, peculiar, queer, rum, singular.  "Her speech has a funny twang" , "They have some funny ideas about war" , "Had an odd name" , "The peculiar aromatic odor of cloves" , "Something definitely queer about this town" , "What a rum fellow" , "Singular behavior"

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"Rummy" Quotes from Famous Books

... Orme, who was wandering a little again. "Rummy-looking cock, isn't he? Sergeant, tell Joshua that the walls of Jericho are down, so there'll be no need to blow his own trumpet. I'm sure from the look of him that he's a perfect devil ...
— Queen Sheba's Ring • H. Rider Haggard

... me. He was going to enjoy the privilege of seeing his reasons deemed unreasonable. "Don't think it's a better job I've got. It's worse. It's a very rummy voyage. We may complete it, with luck. It's a boat-running lunacy, and some mining gear. She's called the Cygnet. I've been over her, and we shall call her something different before we see the last ...
— London River • H. M. Tomlinson

Words linked to "Rummy" :   canasta, lush, soaker, card game, alcoholic, drinker, imbiber, cards, gin, meld, alky, toper, strange, juicer, dipsomaniac, boozer, souse, unusual

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