adjective, jam·mi·er, jam·mi·est. British Informal.

very lucky.
pleasant; easy; desirable: He has a jammy job.

Origin of jammy

1850–55; apparently jam2 + -y1; compare the idioms to have jam on it to have something easy; real jam, pure jam something easy or pleasant
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adjective -mier or -miest

covered with or tasting like jam
British slang luckyjammy so-and-sos!
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