Definitions of rummy
  1. noun
    a card game based on collecting sets and sequences; the winner is the first to meld all their cards
    synonyms: rum
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    gin, gin rummy, knock rummy
    a form of rummy in which a player can go out if the cards remaining in their hand total less than 10 points
    basket rummy, canasta, meld
    a form of rummy using two decks of cards and four jokers; jokers and deuces are wild; the object is to form groups of the same rank
    a form of canasta in which sequences can be melded
    a form of canasta using three decks of cards and six jokers
    type of:
    card game, cards
    a game played with playing cards
  2. noun
    a chronic drinker
    synonyms: drunk, drunkard, inebriate, sot, wino
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    alcoholic, alky, boozer, dipsomaniac, lush, soaker, souse
    a person who drinks alcohol to excess habitually
    type of:
    drinker, imbiber, juicer, toper
    a person who drinks alcoholic beverages (especially to excess)
  3. adjective
    beyond or deviating from the usual or expected
    synonyms: curious, funny, odd, peculiar, queer, rum, singular
    strange, unusual
    being definitely out of the ordinary and unexpected; slightly odd or even a bit weird
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