Definition of gingham
: a clothing fabric usually of yarn-dyed cotton in plain weave
Examples of gingham in a Sentence
a red and white gingham tablecloth
Recent Examples of gingham from the Web
Helen was in her early thirties, impossibly cool and tan on our gingham blanket, nodding along.
One way to wear gingham without looking like a picnic table is to take the trend to your feet.
This reconstructed blazer-style dress is so cool with its off-the-shoulder silhouette and gingham print.
But Kendall switched things up for her latest Instagram snapshots, instead giving flashes of '60s style cues like a beehive/bouffant updo, as well as cute leopard print and gingham intimates.
Wear by itself or add a gingham duster over when the AC’s on blast at work.
Whatever your thoughts on gingham, check them (sorry) at the door because Kendall Jenner is about to prove you all the way wrong.
The whole region peddles nostalgia, which felt both delightful and a bit staged — Dollywood workers dressed in plain gingham dresses or dirty coveralls, for example, the ostensible uniforms of mountain folk.
Reese's daughter, Ava Phillippe, was one of the many guests decked out in gingham at the event supporting her mom's new collection.
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Origin and Etymology of gingham
modification of Malay genggang striped cloth
First Known Use: 1615See Words from the same year
GINGHAM Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of gingham for English Language Learners
: a cotton cloth that often has a pattern of colored squares
GINGHAM Defined for Kids
Definition of gingham for Students
: a cotton cloth that is often plaid or checked
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