Definition of Gaminess

1. Noun. Behavior or language bordering on indelicacy.

Exact synonyms: Raciness, Ribaldry, Spiciness
Generic synonyms: Indelicacy
Derivative terms: Gamy, Racy, Spicy



Definition of Gaminess

1. Noun. The quality of being gamy. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Gaminess

1. the quality of being gamy [n -ES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gaminess

gameverse
gameverses
gameworld
gameworlds
gamier
gamiest
gamification
gamily
gamin
gamine
gaminerie
gamines
gaminesque
gaminess (current term)
gaminesses
gaming
gaming board
gaming boards
gaming card
gaming house
gaming machine
gaming table
gaming the system
gamings
gamins
gamma
gamma-Abu
gamma-aminobutyric acid

Literary usage of Gaminess

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1. American Food and Game Fishes: A Popular Account of All the Species Found in by David Starr Jordan, Barton Warren Evermann (1902)
"The character of the waters in which it lives and the large size which it attains would readily suggest a minnow of unusual strength and gaminess. ..."

2. Fishes by David Starr Jordan (1907)
"(Photograph by Cloudsley Rutter.) fontinalis). On the other hand, it is distinctly inferior to the latter in beauty and in gaminess. ..."

3. Affirmations by Havelock Ellis (1915)
"... alone he truly recognised the same gaminess, the speckled morbidity, the flavour as of a sleepy pear which he loved in decadent Latin and the monastic ..."

4. Bird-life: A Guide to the Study of Our Common Birds by Frank Michler Chapman, Ernest Thompson Seton (1897)
"One need not be a sportsman to appreciate the gaminess of the Grouse. To find a hen Grouse with young is a memorable experience. While the parent is giving ..."

5. A Manual of the Vertebrate Animals of the Northern United States: Including by David Starr Jordan (1904)
"In beauty, activity, gaminess, quality as food, and even in size of individuals, different members of this group stand easily with the first among fishes. a ..."

6. The Literary World by Samuel R. Crocker, Edward Abbott, Nicholas Paine Gilman, Madeline Vaughan Abbott Bushnell, Bliss Carman, Herbert Copeland (1878)
"They are wh.it the gaminess of a fish or the shyness of a bird are to the sportsman. There is always an eagerness of search in the passion of the genuine ..."

7. American Food and Game Fishes: A Popular Account of All the Species Found in by David Starr Jordan, Barton Warren Evermann (1902)
"The character of the waters in which it lives and the large size which it attains would readily suggest a minnow of unusual strength and gaminess. ..."

8. Fishes by David Starr Jordan (1907)
"(Photograph by Cloudsley Rutter.) fontinalis). On the other hand, it is distinctly inferior to the latter in beauty and in gaminess. ..."

9. Affirmations by Havelock Ellis (1915)
"... alone he truly recognised the same gaminess, the speckled morbidity, the flavour as of a sleepy pear which he loved in decadent Latin and the monastic ..."

10. Bird-life: A Guide to the Study of Our Common Birds by Frank Michler Chapman, Ernest Thompson Seton (1897)
"One need not be a sportsman to appreciate the gaminess of the Grouse. To find a hen Grouse with young is a memorable experience. While the parent is giving ..."

11. A Manual of the Vertebrate Animals of the Northern United States: Including by David Starr Jordan (1904)
"In beauty, activity, gaminess, quality as food, and even in size of individuals, different members of this group stand easily with the first among fishes. a ..."

12. The Literary World by Samuel R. Crocker, Edward Abbott, Nicholas Paine Gilman, Madeline Vaughan Abbott Bushnell, Bliss Carman, Herbert Copeland (1878)
"They are wh.it the gaminess of a fish or the shyness of a bird are to the sportsman. There is always an eagerness of search in the passion of the genuine ..."

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