[ sam-ee ]
/ ˈsæm i /

noun Informal.

a sandwich.

Origin of sammie

1970–75; shortening of the pronunciation spelling “samwich,” where the “d” in sandwich is dropped and the nasal “n” changes to “m” to be more like the following “w”

Definition for sammie (2 of 2)


or Sam·mie

[ sam-ee ]
/ ˈsæm i /

noun, plural Sam·mies.

a male given name, form of Samuel.
a female given name, form of Samantha. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for sammie


/ (ˈsæmɪ) /

noun plural -mies

informal (in South Africa) an Indian fruit and vegetable vendor who goes from house to house

Word Origin for sammy

C20: from the forename Sammy
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