- a small, brittle cookie flavored with ginger and molasses.
Origin of gingersnap
Also called, British, ginger nut.
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Examples from the Web for gingersnap
Consequently it was either fight and arouse the household and so lose his chance of a gingersnap, or get out of her way.Zip, the Adventures of a Frisky Fox Terrier
Frances Trego Montgomery
I had a bit of gingersnap in my pocket, left over from treating Don, and I tossed it on the floor midway between us.IT and Other Stories
Roberta gathered the reins in one hand, clucked to the horse, and put her gingersnap into her mouth for the first bite.
Roberta, with the gingersnap still in her mouth, tugged desperately at the lines, and the back seat yelled 71 “Whoa!”