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Origin of gin1
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH gingin , jinn
Words nearby gin
Definition for gin (2 of 6)
verb (used with object), ginned, gin·ning.
Origin of gin2
OTHER WORDS FROM ginginner, noun
Definition for gin (3 of 6)
verb (used with or without object), gan [gan], /gæn/, gun [guhn], /gʌn/, gin·ning.
Origin of gin3
Definition for gin (4 of 6)
verb (used without object), ginned, gin·ning.
Origin of gin4
Definition for gin (5 of 6)
conjunction Chiefly Scot. and Southern Appalachian.
Definition for gin (6 of 6)
noun Australian Informal: Offensive.
Origin of gin6
Example sentences from the Web for gin
When the couple played The Gin Game in Los Angeles, Hitchcock sent them a case of gin.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This fancy spice pack pairs with four different spirits—vodka, tequila, aquavit, and gin—to ensure the perfect morning pick-me-up.The Daily Beast’s 2014 Holiday Gift Guide: For the Don Draper in Your Life|Allison McNearney|November 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Gin rummy was his big game and he fraternized with high rollers like Minnesota Fats and Dean Chance.
And then there are the politicians, almost exclusively Republicans, who gin up hate of the “other” for political gain.13 Years After 9/11, Anti-Muslim Bigotry Is Worse Than Ever|Dean Obeidallah|September 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There was a couple drinking at Gin Palace and they ordered two cocktails.
At this point he cried out laughingly: 'I will not conthradict th' gin'ral.Mr. Dooley: In the Hearts of His Countrymen|Finley Peter Dunne
But all punishments might readily be commuted into a fine to be spent in gin for judge and jury.The Chronicles of Newgate, v. 2/2|Arthur Griffiths
It is made into a paste with a little water, spirit of wine, or gin, before applying it.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II|Arnold Cooley
In the absence of corroborative evidence one way or the other, Gin's determination will be accepted for the ensuing calculation.
Then gin and onions; I added the onions, and took all three.Sketches New and Old, Complete|Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)