adjective, gem·mi·er, gem·mi·est.
- having gems; set with gems.
- like a gem, especially in being bright, glittering, or sparkling.
Origin of gemmy
1400–50;Related formsgem·mi·ly, adverbgem·mi·ness, noun
late Middle English. See gem
Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
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There is a very noble quality of green—sappy and gemmy—like some of Titian's or Giorgione's—in the stuffs they use.
They have olive skins, black curly hair, flashing eyes, and fingers that dance with gemmy rings.