ginger nut
noun Date: 1842 British gingersnap

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • ginger nut — UK / US or ginger snap UK / US noun [countable] Word forms ginger nut : singular ginger nut plural ginger nuts Word forms ginger snap : singular ginger snap plural ginger snaps a type of biscuit that has a strong ginger flavour …   English dictionary

  • ginger nut — BrE ginger snap AmE n a hard ↑biscuit with ginger in it …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • ginger nut — noun a crisp round cookie flavored with ginger • Syn: ↑gingersnap, ↑ginger snap, ↑snap • Hypernyms: ↑cookie, ↑cooky, ↑biscuit • Hyponyms: ↑b …   Useful english dictionary

  • ginger nut — noun a) A biscuit containing powdered ginger and other spices b) A redhead, a ginger haired male …   Wiktionary

  • ginger nut — (also US ginger snap) noun Brit. a hard ginger flavoured biscuit …   English new terms dictionary

  • ginger nut — BrE ginger snap AmE noun (C) a hard biscuit (1) with ginger in it …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • ginger nut — n. gingersnap, ginger flavored cookie …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ginger snap — ginger nut UK / US or ginger snap UK / US noun [countable] Word forms ginger nut : singular ginger nut plural ginger nuts Word forms ginger snap : singular ginger snap plural ginger snaps a type of biscuit that has a strong ginger flavour …   English dictionary

  • ginger snap — noun a crisp round cookie flavored with ginger • Syn: ↑gingersnap, ↑snap, ↑ginger nut • Hypernyms: ↑cookie, ↑cooky, ↑biscuit • Hyponyms: ↑bra …   Useful english dictionary

  • ginger — 1. (ginger) (9440↑, 6487↓) A human, characterized by pale skin, freckles and bright red hair. Gingers are generally considered to be inferior to their more melanin rich brethren, and thus deservingly discriminated against. Gingers are thought to… …   Urban English dictionary

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