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Gamey   Listen
adjective
gamey  adj.  
1.
Suggestive of sexual impropriety; as, he skips asterisks and gives you the gamey details.
Synonyms: blue, gamy, juicy, naughty, racy, risque, spicy, sexy.
2.
Foul-smelling; used of the smell of game beginning to taint.
Synonyms: gamy, high.
3.
Spirited and resolute.
Synonyms: game, gamy, gritty, mettlesome, spirited, spunky.
4.
Willing to proceed or act.
Synonyms: game.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Gamey" Quotes from Famous Books



... thinking," said Mitchell thoughtfully scratching a match, "Aunt Mary has been hung up in cold storage just long enough to have acquired the exactly proper gamey flavor. It cannot be denied that to worn, worldly, jaded mortals like you and me, the sight of fresh, ever bubbling, youthful enthusiasm like hers is as thrilling and trilling and rilling as—as—as—" he paused ...
— The Rejuvenation of Aunt Mary • Anne Warner



Words linked to "Gamey" :   spirited, malodourous, unpleasant-smelling, gamy, ill-smelling, risque, courageous, spunky, mettlesome, naughty, high, juicy, gritty, malodorous, spicy, game, sexy, stinky, racy



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