Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Variant of gamy.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Having the smell, taste and texture of consumed game (meat).
  • adj. Plucky, spirited or gritty
  • adj. Risque, sordid or sexually suggestive

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. suggestive of sexual impropriety.
  • adj. foul-smelling; -- used of the smell of game beginning to taint.
  • adj. spirited and resolute.
  • adj. willing to proceed or act.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • A less correct spelling of gamy.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. willing to face danger
  • adj. (used of the smell of meat) smelling spoiled or tainted
  • adj. suggestive of sexual impropriety

Etymologies

game +‎ -y (Wiktionary)

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