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Meaning of "gin rummy" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD GIN RUMMY

From gin1 + rummy1, apparently from a humorous allusion to gin and rum.
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PRONUNCIATION OF GIN RUMMY

gin rummy  [dʒɪn] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF GIN RUMMY

noun
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adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Gin rummy is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES GIN RUMMY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

gin rummy

Gin rummy

Gin rummy, or simply gin, is a two-player card game created in 1909 by Elwood T. Baker and his son C. Graham Baker. According to John Scarne, Gin evolved from 19th-century Whiskey Poker and was created with the intention of being faster than standard rummy, but less spontaneous than knock rummy.John Scarne's theory deriving Rummy from Poker through the medium of Whiskey Poker has not gained general acceptance.

Definition of gin rummy in the English dictionary

The definition of gin rummy in the dictionary is a version of rummy in which a player may go out if the odd cards outside his sequences total less than ten points Often shortened to: gin.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH GIN RUMMY


algin
ˈældʒɪn
cyanogen
saɪˈænədʒɪn
djinn
dʒɪn
engine
ˈɛndʒɪn
gaijin
ɡaɪˈdʒɪn
gin
dʒɪn
imagine
ɪˈmædʒɪn
jinn
dʒɪn
margin
ˈmɑːdʒɪn
origin
ˈɒrɪdʒɪn
pidgin
ˈpɪdʒɪn
pigeon
ˈpɪdʒɪn
Pugin
ˈpjuːdʒɪn
reimagine
ˌriːɪˈmædʒɪn
Tianjin
ˈtjɛnˈdʒɪn
virgin
ˈvɜːdʒɪn

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GIN RUMMY

gin
gin mill
gin palace
gin rickey
gin sling
ging
gingal
ginge
gingelli
gingelly
ginger
ginger ale
ginger beer
ginger cake
ginger group
ginger nut
ginger pop
ginger snap
ginger up
ginger wine

WORDS THAT END LIKE GIN RUMMY

chummy
crash dummy
crash test dummy
crummy
drummy
dummy
gummy
lummy
mummy
plummy
rummy
scrummy
scummy
slummy
thingummy
thrummy
tummy
ventriloquist´s dummy
yummy
yummy mummy

Synonyms and antonyms of gin rummy in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «gin rummy» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF GIN RUMMY

Find out the translation of gin rummy to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of gin rummy from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «gin rummy» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

杜松子酒
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

gin rummy
570 millions of speakers

English

gin rummy
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

जिन रम्मी
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

رومي الجن
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

джин
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

gin Rummy
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

জিন রমণী
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

gin rami
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Gin rummy
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Gin Rummy
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ジンラミー
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

진 러미
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Gin rummy
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

gin rummy
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஜின் ரம்மி
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

जिन रम्मी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Canım
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

gin rummy
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Gin
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Джин
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

gin rummy
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

τζιν ραμί
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

gin rummy
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

gin rummy
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Gin Rummy
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of gin rummy

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GIN RUMMY»

The term «gin rummy» is regularly used and occupies the 57.436 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «GIN RUMMY» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about gin rummy

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GIN RUMMY»

Discover the use of gin rummy in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to gin rummy and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Gin Rummy: How to Play and Win
Basic rules and scoring systems, customs, methods of play. For the experienced player, Fry discusses odds, percentage play, discarding, forcing a draw, "advertising," taking cards "on spec," and much more.
Samuel Fry, 1978
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Gin Rummy
Art Book
Chris Brown, 1995
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Card Games Properly Explained: Poker, Canasta, Cribbage, Gin ...
Then Card Games Properly Explained is the book for you. Arnold Marks's handbook will teach you not only what you need to know to play the game, but how to play to win.
Arnold Marks, 2013
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Gin Rummy: How to Play and How to Win
Offers strategies for various stages of play in gin rummy, with information on knowing your opponent and recognizing a cheater
George Fraed, 1997
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How to Win at Gin Rummy: Playing for Fun and Profit
With clear and comprehensible explanations of game basics for the beginner, and a wealth of more advanced strategies for experienced players, How to Win at Gin Rummy will help readers win consistently -- especially against who don't know ...
Pramod Shankar, 1997
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Gin Rummy, M and Ma' S and Peanuts
By Noble Editorial Board House "In this forthright and hilarious memoir of Dr. Barney Newman, as told to and written by his loyal scribe, Ed Friedman, Newman begins by describing Cleveland's post World War II changing economic and social ...
Barney Newman, 2005
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Scarne on Card Games: How to Play and Win at Poker, ...
One more thing about theory before we get down to serious legislation: The bonus problem pops into my head every time I see a game of Gin Rummy. Some experts, you know, advocate a 20-point bonus for Gin and for an underknock, while ...
John Scarne, 2004
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The Gin Game: A Tragi-comedy in Two Acts
A tragic-comedy in two acts.
D. L. Coburn, 1977
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Card Games For Dummies
on. the. Web. Variations of Rummy and Gin Rummy abound, and you can find online gin Rummy at www.gameaccount.com or www.rubl.com/games/gin-rummy . For a Rummy game against a computer, try www.meggiesoftgames.com.
Barry Rigal, 2011
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Telling Lies and Getting Paid: Gambling Stories
Abney learned gin rummy from his mother, who, he claims, left a poker game to give birth to him. "I was literally born with card sense," Abney says. An enormous man with enormous appetites, some time ago Abney went on a controversial diet  ...
Michael Konik, 2002

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GIN RUMMY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term gin rummy is used in the context of the following news items.
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Interview: Doug Sanders
Jack Lemmon was a drinking buddy and Sanders also hung out with Andy Williams and Gene Kelly and played gin rummy with Evel Knievel. «Scotsman, Jul 15»
2
Today's apps gone free: MosaLingua, FreeCell, Vet Island and more
Gin Rummy HD ($1.99 → Free, 57.4 MB): A digital version of Gin Rummy from the same team that brought Cribbage, Spite and Malice, ... «AppAdvice, Jul 15»
3
Review: 'The Nakeds' by Lisa Glatt
... themselves: feigning interest in family stories while hiding a cave-black secret; playing gin rummy with their loved ones on the summer grass, ... «Miami Herald, Jul 15»
4
iPhone & iPad Apps Gone Free – July 9, 2015
This apps gone free alert includes iMap 5.0, Gin Rummy, Beat the Beast and many others. Remember, prices can change quickly and without ... «iOSnoops, Jul 15»
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Capital Region Greeks torn, fearful over debt crisis
Meanwhile, at St. Sophia Greek Orthodox Church in Albany, six senior women played a Greek card game, biriba, that resembled gin rummy. «Albany Times Union, Jul 15»
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Peggy Cosgrave & Robert Rutland to Star in White Heron Theatre …
The two ultimately strike up a friendship and engage in competitive bouts of the card game gin rummy, the results of which become metaphors ... «Broadway World, Jul 15»
7
Ice cream truck blues? Summer fun in an older season of life
Together we'd listen to the latest 45s, read Mad magazine and play Monopoly and gin rummy while the aunts and uncles sat around the ... «Arizona Daily Sun, Jul 15»
8
Cable television pioneer Glenn R. Jones dies at age 85
We played gin rummy, he worked on a crossword puzzle. We went fishing," said Saeman, who first met Jones in the mid 1960s when the two ... «The Denver Post, Jul 15»
9
Can playing poker with your children really make them smarter?
Many mathematical and problem-solving skills go hand-in-hand with card playing. The experts reveal all about Snap, Gin Rummy and some ... «Herald, Jul 15»
10
Flashback: Rolling Stones Say Goodbye To Britain
"You even play gin rummy in a foreign language," Marshall tells Bianca. So far on the tour he owes her $8000 in rummy debts. "But the dealer ... «Rolling Stone Australia, Jul 15»

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