gemmy

[ jem-ee ]
/ ˈdʒɛm i /

adjective, gem·mi·er, gem·mi·est.

having gems; set with gems.
like a gem, especially in being bright, glittering, or sparkling.

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Origin of gemmy

1400–50; late Middle English. See gem, -y1

OTHER WORDS FROM gemmy

gem·mi·ly, adverbgem·mi·ness, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for gemmy

  • There is a very noble quality of green—sappy and gemmy—like some of Titian's or Giorgione's—in the stuffs they use.

    New Italian sketches|John Addington Symonds