noun Slang.

  1. a person’s leg, especially an attractive female leg.


  1. a herd or school of whales.
  2. Eastern New England, Nautical. a social meeting, visit, or the like, as between whaling vessels at sea.

verb (used without object), gammed, gam·ming.

  1. (of whales) to assemble into a herd or school.
  2. Nautical. (of the officers and crews of two whaling vessels) to visit or converse with one another for social purposes.
  3. Eastern New England. to participate in a gam or social visit.


  1. a school of whales
  2. nautical an informal visit between crew members of whalers
  3. NZ a flock of large sea birds

verb gams, gamming or gammed

  1. (intr) (of whales) to form a school
  2. nautical (of members of the crews of whalers) to visit (each other) informally
  3. (tr) US to visit or exchange visits with


  1. slang a leg, esp a woman’s shapely leg

“a leg,” 1781, see gams.

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