or Sam·mie

[ sam-ee ]

noun,plural Sam·mies.
  1. a male given name, form of Samuel.

  2. a female given name, form of Samantha.

Words Nearby Sammy Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use Sammy in a sentence

  • Sammy Soapstone had blue eyes and tow hair which stood up straight on his head.

    Seven O'Clock Stories | Robert Gordon Anderson
  • "Sammy Grierson failed," broke in Robert again, too full of his success to contain himself.

    The Underworld | James C. Welsh
  • When all this is written, those who knew Sammy will say, "'Tis but a poor picture, for she is something more than all this."

    The Shepherd of the Hills | Harold Bell Wright
  • Miss Sammy Lane was one of those rare young women whose appearance is not to be described.

    The Shepherd of the Hills | Harold Bell Wright
  • If it hadn't been for Sammy Lane runnin' in every day or two, I don't guess he could have stood it at all.

    The Shepherd of the Hills | Harold Bell Wright

British Dictionary definitions for sammy


/ (ˈsæmɪ) /

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

Origin of sammy

C20: from the forename Sammy

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