verb (used with object)
Origin of ginger
Definition for ginger (2 of 2)
Examples from the Web for ginger
Ginger discrimination—particularly among boys—is a real problem, says artist Thomas Knights.
The names continue to pour in: Rihanna, Scarlett Johansson, and Rose McGowan—even though their ginger locks were only temporary.
He finally felt comfortable enough to embrace his ginger roots.
Ginger shot off the couch and squared up with him, finger in his face.
Ginger returned the china to the cupboard and sat next to him on the sofa.
Nowadays some chafing dish show-offs try to gild the Golden Buck with dashes of ginger and spice.The Complete Book of Cheese|Robert Carlton Brown
The customers come again and again, and buy quantities, in spite of being afraid of Ginger and Pickles.The Tale of Ginger and Pickles|Beatrix Potter
Thin with sweet milk, flavor with ginger and spices, or vanilla can be used.The Hotel St. Francis Cook Book|Victor Hirtzler
A drachm each of saltpetre, ginger, and Barbadoes aloes will form a mild aperient, when made into a mass with a little soft soap.Riding for Ladies|Mrs. Power O'Donoghue
Boil in a quart of vinegar, three bits of ginger, half an ounce of pepper, and a quarter of an ounce of cloves.A Poetical Cook-Book|Maria J. Moss
British Dictionary definitions for ginger
- a reddish-brown or yellowish-brown colour
- (as adjective)ginger hair