sammie


sammie

noun Informal.

  1. a sandwich.

noun, plural Sam·mies.

  1. a male given name, form of Samuel.
  2. a female given name, form of Samantha.

noun plural -mies

  1. informal (in South Africa) an Indian fruit and vegetable vendor who goes from house to house

n.British slang for “U.S. soldier in World War I,” 1918, a reference to Uncle Sam. A Sammie may be defined as an American soldier as he appears in an English newspaper or a French cinema. It is a name he did not invent, does not like, never uses and will not recognize. [“Stars & Stripes,” March 29, 1918]

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