gingery
gingery gingery adj. tasting of ginger; spicy; -- used of tastes.

Syn: hot, peppery, spicy. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • gingery — gin|ger|y [ˈdʒındʒəri] adj [usually before noun] gingery hair or fur is bright orange brown in colour ▪ his gingery beard …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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  • gingery — ginger ► NOUN 1) a hot, fragrant spice made from the rhizome of a SE Asian plant resembling bamboo. 2) a light reddish yellow colour. 3) spirit; mettle. ► VERB 1) flavour with ginger. 2) (ginger up) stimulate or enliven …   English terms dictionary

  • gingery — adjective 1. having a taste like that of ginger • Similar to: ↑tasty 2. (used especially of hair or fur) having a bright orange brown color a man with gingery hair and bright blue eyes a ginger kitten • Syn: ↑ginger …   Useful english dictionary

  • gingery — adjective see ginger I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • gingery — adjective a) somewhat ginger in colour b) having a flavour of the spice ginger …   Wiktionary

  • gingery — gin·ger·y || dʒɪndÊ’É™rɪ adj. hot, spicy; lively; reddish brown; of or pertaining to ginger …   English contemporary dictionary

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