Definition of gingersnap
: a thin brittle cookie sweetened with molasses and flavored with ginger
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Lars’ Own Swedish gingersnaps, $13.50 for 10.6 ounces, amazon.com.
Dump some gingersnaps into a bag, crush it into large crumbs with a rolling pin or book or something, and then spoon said large crumbs generously over bowls of chocolate ice cream.
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GINGERSNAP Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of gingersnap for English Language Learners
: a hard cookie that is flavored with ginger
GINGERSNAP Defined for Kids
Definition of gingersnap for Students
: a thin hard cookie flavored with ginger
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