gingham

noun ging·ham \ ˈgiŋ-əm \
|Updated on: 21 Jun 2018

Definition of gingham

: a clothing fabric usually of yarn-dyed cotton in plain weave

Examples of gingham in a Sentence

  1. a red and white gingham tablecloth

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Origin and Etymology of gingham

modification of Malay genggang striped cloth

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GINGHAM Defined for English Language Learners

gingham

Definition of gingham for English Language Learners

  • : a cotton cloth that often has a pattern of colored squares


GINGHAM Defined for Kids

gingham

noun ging·ham \ ˈgiŋ-əm \

Definition of gingham for Students

: a cotton cloth that is often plaid or checked

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