rummy

Primary Meanings of rummy

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

n a card game based on collecting sets and sequences; the winner is the first to meld all their cards

Synonyms:
rum
Types:
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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
bolivia
a form of canasta in which sequences can be melded
samba
a form of canasta using three decks of cards and six jokers
Type of:
card game, cards
a game played with playing cards
2

n a chronic drinker

Synonyms:
drunk, drunkard, inebriate, sot, wino
Types:
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

adj 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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