gingerbread

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noun gin·ger·bread \ˈjin-jər-ˌbred\

Definition of gingerbread

  1. 1 :  a cake whose ingredients include molasses and ginger

  2. 2 [from the fancy shapes and gilding formerly often applied to gingerbread] :  lavish or superfluous ornament especially in architecture

gingerbread

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gingerbreaded

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gingerbready

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15th Century

First Known Use of gingerbread

15th century



GINGERBREAD Defined for English Language Learners

gingerbread

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noun gin·ger·bread \ˈjin-jər-ˌbred\

Definition of gingerbread for English Language Learners

  • : a cake or cookie made with molasses and ginger


GINGERBREAD Defined for Kids

gingerbread

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noun gin·ger·bread \ˈjin-jər-ˌbred\

Definition of gingerbread for Students

  1. :  a dark cake flavored with ginger and molasses



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