noun, plural Sam·mies.
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Contemporary Examples of sammy
Unlike Brenda's husband, Agatha's husband, Sammy, backs her career goals.Cameroonian Women Fighting Sexism With Tourism
November 7, 2014
So we all walked down to the nearest pet store and Joan got her new dog Sammy.The Directors of Joan Rivers Documentary 'A Piece of Work' Remember Its Star
September 8, 2014
Willie Dixon would serve as the key man in the glory years, but in the beginning it was Sammy Goldberg.The Stacks: How Leonard Chess Helped Make Muddy Waters
August 2, 2014
He seems undaunted at tackling a number previously vocalized by the likes of Nat King Cole, Rosemary Clooney, and Sammy Davis Jr.Is Nick Ziobro the Next Frank Sinatra?
July 19, 2014
He also ran Roulette Records and golfed on occasion with Sammy Davis, Jr.Jersey’s True-Life Tony Soprano: Meet the DeCavalcante Crime Family
June 21, 2013
Historical Examples of sammy
The tears were streaming down his face: 'It was jes' like ye, Sammy, to send fo' me.The Underdog
F. Hopkinson Smith
Sammy was allowed to withdraw, and the council of two was resumed.
Then Sammy was included, and another council was held, this time of three.
It had been a month and more since Sammy had set foot in his parents' house.
She didn't mind if Master Sammy was to go to a select school!The Elm Tree Tales
F. Irene Burge Smith
noun plural -mies
Word Origin for sammy
British slang for "U.S. soldier in World War I," 1918, a reference to Uncle Sam.
A Sammie may be defined as an American soldier as he appears in an English newspaper or a French cinema. It is a name he did not invent, does not like, never uses and will not recognize. ["Stars & Stripes," March 29, 1918]