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rummy

1. noun, slang A drunkard. That old rummy hasn't held down a job for longer than a week in the last 10 years. He says the alcohol helps him sleep, but I worry he's turning into something of a rummy.
2. adjective, slang Odd, peculiar, or strange. Primarily heard in UK. It seemed a bit rummy, a married man escorting such a young lady to a social occasion like that, but I'm not one to pry into matters that don't concern me. Try turning the dial, Stephen, there's something rummy with the signal.

rummy

(ˈrəmi)
1. n. a drunkard; an alcoholic; an alcoholic hobo. Ask that rummy to leave before he throws up.
2. mod. alcohol intoxicated. She’s rummy, and she’s going to be sick.
3. mod. habitually confused and inept. I get more rummy as I grow older.
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Points Rummy - Points Rummy is the most popular variant, as the game proceeds very fast.
Divya's feeling of being an 'outsider' in her world and life permeates The Rummy Club and focuses upon her longing to return to a world where she was part of an inner circle, connected and accepted.
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Well Rummy, you have sailed your last voyage but you have dropped anchor in a safe port and reunited with the ones you loved most.
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In between cracking jokes, Ginger said: "Rummy is long gone but this is a great compliment to a great old horse.
That's why these days, Rummy prefers to grant access, plenty of it, to journalists more to his liking: right-wing talk-radio hosts.
Although we usually prefer to go the full 18, we'll make an exception for Play Nine: The Card Game of Golf, which combines elements from traditional card contests--like Gin Rummy and Go Fish--with the actual game on the links.
According to the company, the gaming portal, available at http://skillgame.com, features Sit 'n' Go games such as multiplayer Gin Rummy, Backgammon and 8-Ball Pool, as well as classic games such as Blackjack, Hi-Lo Solitaire, Pyramid Solitaire, Riverboat Rummy, Blocs, Mah Jong, Mah Jong Airplane, Klondike Solitaire, Gem Trader, and Singleplayer Golf and Pool.
"'He thinks the missile shield really exists?' Rummy smirks, sipping his Scotch."
"You are doing a superb job," Bush told Rummy in front of reporters.
"Its goal is to help the elderly still residing in the community maintain their independence, and it is designed to improve their quality of life and promote wellness, while giving family caregivers an opportunity to enjoy a bit of free time." From Japanese sing-alongs to games of rummi kub (a version of gin rummy played with tiles), Nikkei Manor's assisted living residents join the Kokoro Kai group in a variety of activities that accent their heritage.
(Do you have to be 21 to buy rum raisin ice cream, order tiramisu in a restaurant or play gin rummy?) Along the same paranoid lines, a 25-year-old columnist for the online magazine themorningnews.org recently reported being asked his age before buying booze-spiked sausages from a New York meat market.
You have a friend select any card in a deck of Animal Rummy cards.
If Bob Hope still had Rummy's comic timing, he'd be doing a 100th birthday gig in Madison Square Garden.