American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Variant of gamy.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- A less correct spelling of gamy.
- adj. Having the smell, taste and texture of consumed game (meat).
- adj. Plucky, spirited or gritty
- adj. Risque, sordid or sexually suggestive
GNU Webster's 1913
- 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.
- adj. willing to face danger
- adj. (used of the smell of meat) smelling spoiled or tainted
- adj. suggestive of sexual impropriety
- game + -y (Wiktionary)
“Stabbing them to death is foolish because the meat would be too gamey from the adrenaline, and the corn fed pig gives more meat.”
“Things are getting "gamey" - back here in America.”
“A "'gamey'-game" makes sense coming from a single source.”
“The meat was my kind of gamey and it was amazing what a difference hand-rolling pasta will make!”
“One problem with cooking wild duck or goose is that if overcooked which is very easy to do the so-called "gamey" taste folks dislike becomes very pronounced.”
“My husband doesn't like cornish game hens - too "gamey" for him he's not crazy about lamb either - but I'll try this for myself sometime.”
“I love how "gamey" the final product is-- it relies as much on the old-school pixelated tropes of the earliest arcade games as it does on the conventions of titles like GTA3.”
“Similarly, if we're talking about games as a mass medium looking to overthrow Hollywood, aren't "gamey" games which challenge the player to digest and master a unique formal ruleset the wrong way to go?”
“The flavor of grass-fed beef is more distinct than that of grain-fed beef: Critics might call it "gamey," though fans find it herbal and complex.”
“Meh, I was hoping that this build-up would be more 'gamey', like TLE.”
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