Origin of gingerbread
OTHER WORDS FROM gingerbreadgin·ger·bread·y, adjective
Words nearby gingerbread
How to use gingerbread in a sentence
She remembers how they were supposed to make gingerbread houses that day.How the Sandy Hook Families Showed That Gun Makers Aren't Invincible|Melissa Chan|February 18, 2022|Time
The next day, we encountered the most difficult passage of the ascent, a 750-foot barrier of broken rock, as layered and fragile as gingerbread.
To get a sense of how this would work practically, we used a relatively mistake-tolerant gingerbread muffin recipe from Southern Living.The best substitutions for milk, eggs, and other baking essentials|Dan Seitz|December 17, 2021|Popular-Science
All I need is for a childhood friend played by Lacey Chabert to force me to make gingerbread houses while she drains me of my cynicism.The Normalizing of Horrible Christmas Movies Must Be Stopped|Kevin Fallon|December 17, 2021|The Daily Beast
The murderer’s ashes got stirred into a batch of gingerbread mix by his mother, a witch.The 13 Best Scary Christmas Movies to Deck the Halls With Horror|Eliza Thompson|December 6, 2021|Time
I don't think I was expecting a gingerbread house but I expected something a little more fun.
We were supposed to make gingerbread houses today at 2:30 in his class.Newtown Victims: Dawn Hochsprung, Vicki Soto & More|Nina Strochlic|December 17, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Merton said that on Friday, Olivia had been excited to get home from school and make a gingerbread house.Family of Olivia Engel, Lost in Newtown, Remembers Their Daughter|Matthew DeLuca|December 17, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The first family decorates for the holidays with a 300-pound gingerbread White House and ‘Boflakes.’
Chocolate melts, cotton candy disintegrates, graham-cracker walls separate, and gingerbread roofs eventually cave in.
On the way I passed a gingerbread shop, and the fixed idea took hold of me that you must like gingerbread.Charles Baudelaire, His Life|Thophile Gautier
There must be either a good deal of gilded gingerbread or a great let of the genuine article, at our places of worship.Our Churches and Chapels|Atticus
They then went into a room where little pages handed them sweetmeats and gingerbread-nuts.Rudy and Babette|Hans Christian Andersen
Nay he made the gingerbread mother a kind of prime-minister, said the angry public, justly scandalized at this of the "Dovekin."History Of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. III. (of XXI.)|Thomas Carlyle
Nettie was amazed and dismayed to find how much even soft gingerbread cost, when every pan of it had to be counted in money.
British Dictionary definitions for gingerbread
- a rolled biscuit, similarly flavoured, cut into various shapes and sometimes covered with icing
- (as modifier)gingerbread man
- an elaborate but unsubstantial ornamentation
- (as modifier)gingerbread style of architecture