Pronunciation: (gā'mē),[key] —adj.,gam•i•er, gam•i•est. 1. having the tangy flavor or odor of game: I like the gamy taste of venison. 2. having the flavor or odor of game or other meat kept uncooked until slightly tainted: The roast was still edible but was slightly gamy. 3. plucky; spirited.
4. lewd or suggestive; risqué.
5. gross or squalid; unwholesome. Also,gamey.
a combining form with the meanings “marriage,” “union,” “fertilization, pollination,” of the kind specified by the initial element: exogamy; plastogamy; allogamy; also forming nouns corresponding to adjectives ending in -gamous:heterogamy.