gingersnap

noun gin·ger·snap \ ˈjin-jər-ˌsnap \

Definition of gingersnap

: a thin brittle cookie sweetened with molasses and flavored with ginger

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First Known Use of gingersnap

1805


GINGERSNAP Defined for English Language Learners

gingersnap

noun

Definition of gingersnap for English Language Learners

  • : a hard cookie that is flavored with ginger


GINGERSNAP Defined for Kids

gingersnap

noun gin·ger·snap \ ˈjin-jər-ˌsnap \

Definition of gingersnap for Students

: a thin hard cookie flavored with ginger

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