Definition of ginger
- the ginger to … work hard
- —Willa Cather
- ginger hair
- The Breda Redhead Days festival—which grew out of a photo shoot by Dutch artist Bart Rouwenhorst—now attracts five or six thousand gingers from around the world.
- —Bruce Ingram
The recipe calls for a teaspoon of ginger.
a 60-year-old with the ginger to consider skydiving lessons
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: the strongly flavored root of a tropical plant that is used in cooking
: a spice made from ginger
: a light reddish or reddish-brown color
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of yeast or being unsettled or frivolous
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