Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Like a ram; rammish.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Like a ram; rammish.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Of a food, taste, odour etc: like a ram; pungent, rank.
  • adjective US, colloquial Frisky, lecherous.

Etymologies

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From ram +‎ -y.

Examples

  • But I hate when people assume that when they see a kid get a little "rammy" that it's due to bad parenting.

    The Illuminated Crowd

  • Allthough it could be just prudent housekeeping ahead of the expected cuts and the hootsmon is spinning it as a "rammy with westminster" article, we all know Westminster are going to be scrooge and cant afford it after Browns disaster.

    The SNP Myth of the £500m cut and related matters

  • This is why insurance is so expensive because what was once thought of as normal childhood daydreaming and rammy is now considered a treatable medical condition.

    Saving Carlos: Budget cuts leave 2nd-grader behind

  • The news I had heard through the roar of the local arty rammy had not suggested there was any danger to them.

    Fires, family and flowers

  • The news I had heard through the roar of the local arty rammy had not suggested there was any danger to them.

    Archive 2007-08-01

  • Galen takes exception at mutton, but without question he means that rammy mutton, which is in Turkey and Asia Minor, which have those great fleshy tails, of forty-eight pounds weight, as Vertomannus witnesseth, navig. lib.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Sorry No Pictures, I was too rammy, trying to get the food finished, packed up and delivered.

    Second Client

  • You don't know what's going on it'll just drive you rammy.

    CNN Transcript Sep 3, 2005

  • Sorry No Pictures, I was too rammy, trying to get the food finished, packed up and delivered.

    Archive 2005-07-01

  • 'Oh don't worry, they're not letting the facts get in the way of a good rammy.

    A Big Boy Did It and Ran Away

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  • From context, a fight, a scuffle.

    Honda Man . . . was a nutter up for a rammy, and when he suddenly produced a baseballbat Jackson realized he must have had it with him when he got out of the car. Premeditated GBH, the ex-policeman in him was thinking.
    Kate Atkinson, One Good Turn (New York: Little, Brown & Co., 2006), p. 40.

    June 5, 2016