Adjective "Gem" Definition and Examples




    1. a cut and polished precious stone or pearl fine enough for use in jewelry.

    2. something likened to or prized as such a stone because of its beauty or worth: His painting was the gem of the collection.

    3. a person held in great esteem or affection.

    4. muffin (def 1).

    5. British Printing. a 4-point type of a size between brilliant and diamond. verb (used with object), gemmed, gemming.

    6. to adorn with or as with gems; begem. adjective

    7. Jewelry. noting perfection or ve


    "stones can be gem."

    "diamonds can be gem."