how to pronounce gammon

/ˈɡæmən/

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gammon is pronounced in two syllables

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meanings of gammon

noun:

  1. A rope fastening a bowsprit to the stem of a ship (usually called a gammoning).
  2. Backgammon (the game itself).
  3. A victory in backgammon achieved when the opponent has not borne off a single stone.
  4. A cut of quick-cured pork leg.
  5. Chatter, ridiculous nonsense.
  6. A middle-aged or older right-wing, reactionary white man, or such men collectively.

verb:

  1. To cure bacon by salting.
  2. To deceive; to lie plausibly to.
  3. To beat by a gammon (without the opponent bearing off a stone).
  4. To lash with ropes (on a ship).

name:

  1. The Shelta or Cant language of the Irish Travelling Community.

words with pronunciation similar to gammon

gamutgallonfaminesalmongallanthappengallonshammondashengala

words that rhyme with gammon

salmonbackgammonreexaminefamine

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