Crambo

Definition of Crambo

Cram´bo   Pronunciation: ~bô
n.1.A game in which one person gives a word, to which another finds a rhyme.
I saw in one corner . . . a cluster of men and women, diverting themselves with a game at crambo. I heard several double rhymes . . . which raised a great deal of mirth.
- Addison.
2.A word rhyming with another word.
His similes in order set
And every crambo he could get.
- Swift.
Dumb crambo
a game in which one party of players give a word which rhymes with another, which last to be guessed by the opposing party, who represent in dumb show what they think it to be.
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