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The Collaborative International Dictionary

Rammy \Ram"my\ (r[a^]m"m[y^]), a. Like a ram; rammish.

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

c.1600, from ram (n.) + -y (2). Related: Ramminess.


a. 1 (context now UK regional English) Of a food, taste, odour etc.: like a ram; pungent, rank. 2 (context US colloquial English) frisky, lecherous.

Usage examples of "rammy".

But now, while I was watching Rammy Scheffer and that nasty-looking knife he has, I have remembered again.

They saw him walking to the cabin and they saw Rammy shouldering the shotgun.

He missed Rammy Scheffer deliberately but the bullet struck the cabin close to his head and Rammy disappeared into the cabin.

Gier fired once more but there was no sign of either Rammy or his weapon.

I think Rammy went to see him about new fencing or something and after that they were sometimes together.

And I could endure it, Rammy sahib, because I only knew more than was good for me and not all of it by any means!

The theory is that we two had betrayed you, Rammy, and swapped the letter against his bare promise to pay us in Damascus.

I wanted Yale, she and her mother would like Oxford, and Rammy favors Johannesburg.