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Noun: rummy  rú-mee
  1. A card game based on collecting sets and sequences; the winner is the first to meld all their cards
    - rum
     
  2. A person who drinks alcohol to excess habitually
    - alcoholic, alky [informal], dipsomaniac, boozer [informal], lush [N. Amer, informal], soaker [informal], souse [informal], winebibber [archaic], dipso [informal], tosspot [informal], alkie [informal], drunkard, drunk, sot, inebriate, wino [informal]
Adjective: rummy (rummier,rummiest)  rú-mee
Usage: Brit, archaic, informal
  1. Beyond or deviating from the usual or expected
    "a rummy hybrid accent";
    - curious, funny, odd, peculiar, queer, rum [Brit, informal], singular

Derived forms: rummier, rummies, rummiest

See also: oddball, strange, unusual

Type of: card game, cards, drinker, imbiber, juicer, soak [informal], sponge [informal], toper

Encyclopedia: Rummy