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rummy (n.1)

card game, by 1905, rhum, rhummy, a word of unknown origin, perhaps from the drink, by analogy with whisky poker, or from card-playing terms in German (Rum) or Dutch (roem), which are related to German Ruhm "glory, fame." Gin rummy is attested by 1941.

rummy (n.2)

 "habitual drunkard," by 1851, from rum (n.) + -y (3); the meaning "opponent of temperance" in U.S. politics is from 1860. 

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Definitions of rummy
1
rummy (n.)
a chronic drinker;
Synonyms: drunkard / drunk / sot / inebriate / wino
rummy (n.)
a card game based on collecting sets and sequences; the winner is the first to meld all their cards;
Synonyms: rum
2
rummy (adj.)
beyond or deviating from the usual or expected;
Synonyms: curious / funny / odd / peculiar / queer / rum / singular
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