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Definition of "rheumy" [rheum•y]

  • Of, relating to, or producing rheum from the mucous membranes; watery (adjective)

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Use "rheumy" in a sentence
  • "Was the kind of rheumy old man that gave me the stink-eye and made it Very Clear that he thought a) only Masters students should really be considered for his program, and b) that he didn’t respect my subfield and didn’t think what I was writing about was important at all."
  • "Instead, you find yourself outraged by the fact that in the course of an average working day these already unattractive garments soak up tens of billions of endemic, playfully airborne, hospital-dependent microbes issuing from the rheumy pipes and tubes of the chronically ill."
  • "Behind those rheumy eyes, the game knee, the bad hip, or whatever—Frankie, the fastest kid in eighth grade."