Ginger appears in the following palindrome (phrase that reads the same backward as forward):
- Reg, Ginger’ll act on odists I sniff at, so no staff insists I do not call Reg 'nigger’.
The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English.
Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun ginger:
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Definition of the noun ginger
What does ginger mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: gingers
- perennial plants having thick branching aromatic rhizomes and leafy reedlike stems
- lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
- more generic terms: herb / herbaceous plant = a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties
- more specific terms:
- Zingiber officinale / Canton ginger / common ginger / stem ginger = tropical Asian plant widely cultivated for its pungent root
- Alpinia galanga / galangal = southeastern Asian perennial with aromatic roots
- Alpinia officinalis / Alpinia officinarum / lesser galangal = Chinese perennial with pyramidal racemes of white flowers and pungent aromatic roots used medicinally and as flavoring
- Alpinia purpurata / red ginger = an ornamental ginger native to Pacific islands
- Alpinia speciosa / Alpinia Zerumbet / Languas speciosa / shall-flower / shell ginger / shellflower = cultivated for its shining oblong leaves and arching clusters of white flowers with pink shading and crinkled yellow lips with variegated magenta stripes
- member of: genus Zingiber / Zingiber = tropical Asiatic and Polynesian perennial plants: ginger
- substance: gingerol = derived from ginger
- dried ground gingerroot
- pungent rhizome of the common ginger plant; used fresh as a seasoning especially in Asian cookery
- lexical domain: Foods & Drinks - nouns denoting foods and drinks
- synonym of ginger: gingerroot
- more generic words: flavorer / flavoring / flavourer / flavouring / seasoner / seasoning = something added to food primarily for the savor it imparts
- part of: Canton ginger / common ginger / stem ginger / Zingiber officinale = tropical Asian plant widely cultivated for its pungent root
- substance of: powdered ginger = dried ground gingerroot; ginger ale / ginger pop = ginger-flavored carbonated drink
- liveliness and energy
Alternative definition of the noun ginger
- Any plant of a genus (Zingiber, especially Zingiber officinale) of tropical Asiatic and Polynesian herbs of a family (Zingiberaceae, the ginger family) with pungent aromatic rhizomes used as a condiment and as a stimulant and acarminative.
- The rhizome of this plant used as a spice either as it is or in dried powdered form.
- A reddish-brown colour/color.
- [colloquial] [countable] A person with reddish-brown hair; a redhead.
Definition of the adjective ginger
What does ginger mean as an attribute of a noun?
adjective - degrees: -
- (used especially of hair or fur) having a bright orange-brown color
Alternative definition of the adjective ginger
- (used to describe hair) Of a reddish-brown colour.
- flavoured with ginger.
- [context: Cockney rhyming slang, derogatory] Queer (ie, homosexual) (short for ginger beer, rhyming with queer).
Definition of the verb ginger
What does ginger mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: gingered | gingering | gingers
- add ginger to in order to add flavor
Phrases with Ginger
Phrases starting with the word Ginger:
- ginger up
- ginger ale
- ginger nut
- ginger pop
- ginger beer
- Ginger Knob
- ginger root
- ginger snap
- Ginger Prawn
Phrases ending with the word Ginger:
- red ginger
- stem ginger
- wild ginger
- Mango Ginger
- Mioga Ginger
- shell ginger
- White Ginger
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- Ginger a.k.a. Geri Halliwell: Geraldine Estelle "Geri" Halliwell is a British pop singer-songwriter, clothes designer, author and actress. Halliwell came to international prominence in the late 1990s as Ginger Spice, a member of girl group the Spice Girls. She reportedly amassed a $30 million fortune during her last two years in the group. Halliwell launched her solo career in 1998, releasing her album Schizophonic. She has since released two more studio albums – Scream If You Wanna Go Faster and Passion – as well as four singles that reached number one on the UK Singles Chart: "Mi Chico Latino", "Lift Me Up", "Bag It Up" and "It's Raining Men". In 2008 Halliwell published a book series named Ugenia Lavender. As a solo artist, Halliwell has sold 12 million records worldwide, and been nominated for four Brit Awards. In 1999 she wrote her first autobiography If Only, in which she described her life as a Spice Girl. Her second autobiography was released in 2002. She is expected to release her fourth studio album "Putting On The Bling" in 2012.
- also known as Geri, Geri Haliwell, Geraldine Estelle Halliwell, Ginger Spice, Geraldine Estelle Halliwell Hidalgo, Geraldine Estelle "Geri" Halliwell
- born on (42 years ago) in Watford, child of Laurence Francis Halliwell and Ana María Hidalgo
- nationality: United Kingdom
- profession: Singer, author, songwriter, actor, singer-songwriter, musician, fashion designer, model, tv personality
- member of musical groups:
- genres: Pop music, Dance-pop, Pop rock, Synthpop
- read more about Geri Halliwell (dance-pop artist)
- Ginger a.k.a. Ginger Baker: Peter Edward "Ginger" Baker is an English drummer, best known for his work with Cream and Blind Faith. He is also known for his numerous associations with World music, mainly the use of African influences. He has also had other collaborations such as with Gary Moore, Hawkwind and Public Image Ltd.
- also known as Baker, Ginger; Peter Edward Baker; Peter Edward "Ginger" Baker
- born on (75 years ago) in Lewisham
- nationality: England
- profession: Musician, songwriter, drummer
- member of musical groups:
- Cream (Drums) between and (2 years)
- Blind Faith (Percussion) between and
- Ginger Baker Trio
- Baker Gurvitz Army
- Ginger Baker's Air Force
- The Graham Bond Organisation between and
- Hawkwind (Drums) between and
- Ginger Baker with Jens Johansson and Jonas Hellborg
- Masters of Reality
- Alexis Korner's Blues Incorporated
- Alexis Korner's Blues Incorporated (Drums)
- BBM (Drums)
- genres: Blues rock, Hard rock, Psychedelic rock, Jazz, Jazz fusion, Afrobeat, Rock music
- albums: "Horses & Trees", "Do What You Like", "Middle Passage", "No Material", "Stratavarious", "African Force", "Live!", "The Early Cream of Eric Clapton, Jack Bruce and Ginger Baker", "Unseen Rain", "Why?", "Why? Sampler"
- official website: www.gingerbaker.com
- Ginger is a rock guitarist, singer and songwriter, best known for his band The Wildhearts.
- also known as David Walls
- born on (49 years ago) in South Shields
- nationality: England
- profession: Singer, songwriter, guitarist
- member of musical groups:
- genre: Rock music
- albums: "Grievous Acoustic Behaviour", "Valor del Corazón", "A Break in the Weather", "I'm a Lover Not a Fighter", "Live Begins at 40", "Potatoes & You", "The Great White Monkey", "The Saga of Me & You", "Yoni", "Market Harbour", "10", "Virtual Love", "The Triple Album Project", "100%", "555%", "Kiss Alive II", "Albion"
- official website: www.gingerwildheart.net
- Ginger a.k.a. Ginger Lynn is an American pornographic model, prominent in 1980s videos. She also had occasional roles in low-budget B-movies. AVN has ranked her at #7 in a list of the 50 greatest porn stars of all time. After ending her adult-entertainment career she began using her full name of Ginger Lynn Allen and found work in a variety of B-movies. She had a late career comeback to the adult industry and made a brief series of movies. During this two-year period she toured the country doing interviews for radio shows and appearances at adult-entertainment stores.
- also known as Ginger Lynn Allen; Ginger Allen; Gynger Lynn; Ginger Lynne; Allen; Lynn, Ginger
- born on (51 years ago) in Rockford, child of Marilyn McBride Allen and Wayne Allen
- ethnicity: White American
- nationality: United States of America
- profession: Pornographic film actor, film director, film producer, screenwriter, actor
- parent of Stering Wayne Robert Allen
- award: - AVN Best New Starlet Award
- Ginger a.k.a. Chloe Rogers: Chloe Naomi Rogers is an English field hockey player midfield and forward. She made her senior international debut for the England women's national field hockey team in October 2003 versus Japan at Chelmer Park, Chelmsford, Essex. She holds a World Cup bronze, a Champions Trophy silver and bronze along with two Commonwealth Games bronze medals as well as European Championship bronzes. She is also one of the leading indoor hockey players in the UK.
- also known as Rodge
- born on (28 years ago) in Harlow
- nationality: United Kingdom
- education: Buckinghamshire New University
- profession: Athlete, field hockey player
- medal: The London 2012 Summer Olympics - Bronze medal for United Kingdom in Field hockey at the 2012 Summer Olympics – Women's tournament, with Nicola White, Sally Walton, Kate Richardson-Walsh, Laura Unsworth, Georgie Twigg, Sarah Thomas, Elizabeth Storry, Helen Richardson-Walsh, Anne Panter, Emily Maguire, Hannah Macleod, Alexandra Danson, Crista Cullen, Laura Bartlett, Ashleigh Ball
- Ginger a.k.a. Ginger Lea is a pornographic actress.
- Ginger a.k.a. Ginger Lee is a film actor.
- Ginger a.k.a. Dow Travers is an Alpine Skier from Cayman Islands.
- Ginger a.k.a. Ginger Lees: Harry Riley Lees was a former international motorcycle speedway rider who rode in the first ever Speedway World Championship final in 1936. He was born in Bury, England.
- Ginger a.k.a. John Hollands is a film editor.
- Ginger a.k.a. Virginia Montero is an American actress.
Ginger was a Canadian rock band in the 1990s. The band initially consisted of Tom Hooper on bass, Chris Hooper on drums and Vincent Jones on keyboards, following the departure of Kevin Kane from their earlier band The Grapes of Wrath. Guitar positions were covered by both Lanny Hussey and Sean Ashby, working as session players.
- genre: Alternative rock
- albums: "Ginger", "Far Out", "Suddenly I Came to My Senses"
There are other groups with Ginger in their name, like ginger ale, Silver Ginger 5, Ginger Baker Trio, Knock-Knock Ginger, Ginger & Paul Gilbert, Ginger Baker's Air Force and Ginger Alford & Paul Baribeau.
- Ginger is a fictional character from the 2004 film Alexandria... New York.
- Ginger is a fictional character from the 2012 film Ginger and Rosa.
- Ginger is a fictional character from Six Days in Paradise.
- Ginger is a fictional character of the 2006 film Bikini Bloodbath.
- Ginger a.k.a. Ginger Fitzgerald is a fictional character from the 2000 film Ginger Snaps.
"Ginger" is a children's picture book by Charlotte Voake. In 1997 it won the Nestlé Smarties Book Prize Gold Award. It is about a pampered house cat who resents the sudden appearance of a kitten in her life. The book is followed by Ginger Finds a Home, a prequel, and Ginger and the Mystery Visitor, in which Ginger and the kitten confront a stranger.
- language: English Language
- genre: Children's literature
- released on (17 years ago)
- "Ginger" is a film, directed by Shaji Kailas and written by Rajesh Jayaraman.
- country: India
- language: Malayalam Language
- producer: Jagadeesh Chandran
- Jayaram as Vivekanandan
- Muktha as Roopa
- Sudheesh as Najeeb Kecheri
- Mallika as Devika
- Kalasala Babu as Pappachan
- P. Balachandran as Balakrishnan
- Anoop Chandran as Keshavan
- Lakshmi Gopalaswamy as Molykutty
- Jagadish as Sethumadhavan
- Irshad as Mohan
- Kailash as Venkida Krishnan
- Suresh Krishna as Harinarayanan
- Kaviyoor Ponnamma
- Santhosh as Ajith Kumar
- cinematography by Rajaratnam
- edited by Don Max
- music by S. P. Venkatesh, Bichu Thirumala
- genres: Action Film, Comedy, Road movie, World cinema, Malayalam Cinema
- released on
- "Ginger" is a film, directed by Don Schain.
"Ginger" is an album released by Speedy J in 1993, as part of Warp's Artificial Intelligence series. It is the sixth release in the series. "De-Orbit" also appears on the Artificial Intelligence compilation.
- Ginger a.k.a. The Gebelein predynastic mummies are six naturally mummified bodies, dating to approximately 3400 BC from the Late Predynastic period of Egypt, and were the first complete pre-dynastic bodies to be discovered. The well-preserved bodies were excavated at the end of the nineteenth century by Wallis Budge, the British Museum Keeper for Egyptology, from shallow sand graves near Gebelein in the Egyptian desert.
- Ginger was The Beezer's cover star from its first issue until 1961. Pop, Dick and Harry took over the cover for a few years afterwards, but Ginger returned to the front cover in 1964.
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Ginger
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by Claire Kowalchik, William H. Hylton
Zingiber qfficinale Zingiberaceae Forty-four hundred years ago, Greek bakers were using ginger imported from the Orient to make gingerbread. The Spanish were cultivating ginger as early as the sixteenth century, and the conquistadors ...
by Scott Cunningham
Dried root +F: P; Sg Fresh: G Folk Name: African Ginger Gender: Masculine Planet: Mars Element: Fire Powers: Love, Money, Success, Power Magical Uses: Eating ginger before performing spells will lend them power, ...
The popular encyclopedia; or, 'Conversations Lexicon': [ed. by A. Whitelaw from the Encyclopedia Americana]. (1885)
by Popular encyclopedia
Many of the West India products have been introduced; and sugar, coffee, indigo, ginger, and cotton thrive well. The principal fruits are those of the baobab, cocoa, banana, pine-apple, orange, lime, guava, papaw, pomegranate, and plum.
by Andrew F. Smith
Ginger Ale been modified by genetic engineering. Much of the food in the United States today contains GMOs. Europeans have been much more circumspect regarding the use of GMOs and the European Union and many countries have ...
The Encyclopedia of Herbs (2009)
A Comprehensive Reference to Herbs of Flavor and Fragrance by Thomas DeBaggio, Arthur O. Tucker
ăs-å-rŭm kăn-ă-dĕn-sē wild ginger Family: Aristolochiaceae Growth form: creeping herbaceous perennial to 6 inches (15 cm) Hardiness: hardy to New Brunswick and Quebec (Zone 4) Light: shade Water: constantly moist to edge of standing ...
by Andrew Smith, Bruce Kraig
Ginger ale—a carbonated beverage sweetened and flavored with extract of ginger root (or imitations thereof)—serves as the...
Ginger beer, which peaked in popularity in the early nineteenth century, was certainly considered to be healthy: ...
a genus of Zingibcracea', of which most species yield root- stocks useful as condiments and stomachics, especially the narrow-leaved or common ginger (Z. officinale), which has l>een cultivated in the East Indies from time ...
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Ginger he may be but what a cutie.
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- Ginger Powers Through The Snow
Ginger, the miniature horse, runs through the belly deep snow in the big pasture at the farm.
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- Window-shop ginger girl, Redhead Day Breda
Painted girl in the window-shop of a store, Redhead Day (gathering of thousands of gingers), Breda, the Netherlands
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- Ginger Jasmine Iced Tea
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- Ginger Meggs Salvage Corps at work
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Members of the Ginger Meggs Salvage Corps with their billy cart and salvage at the Raleigh Street State Primary School.
- Double ginger. Redhead district, Breda
Two lovely girls @ Redhead Day, Breda.
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- Cute lying ginger cat II
The same cat, but under a bush, lying on the grass!
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- Ginger on Grey
The office cat; He likes to loiter around the car park. The car park is very grey, and he is very ginger.
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- Curcuma Ginger Flowers
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- Ginger Jasmine Iced Tea
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- Torch Ginger - Etlingera elatior
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- Iced-lemon ginger cookies
Christmas cookies, refer to blog post for recipe.
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- Lemon Ginger Tea
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- Ginger = Zingiber officinale
1. A plant (Zingiber officinale) of tropical southeast Asia having yellowish-green flowers and a pungent aromatic rhizome.
2. The rhizome of this plant, often dried and powdered and used as a spice. Also called gingerroot.
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- Ginger in the Sun
Ginger relaxes in the sun.
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- Mmm...shrimp and spicy ginger mayo
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- Ginger bicep explanation: THE TRUTH
- Talking Ginger Cat Legal Jargon
Cat Scratch Yo Legal Back.
- Slang ginger cat
its so funny u have to watch it.
- Description of animal, a cat named Ginger
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DefenseLanguageInstitute Language Day: Assist. Commandant Ginger Wallace describes importance #dli @montereyherald By: David Royal - David Royal is a photoj...
- Ginger hates mlp. Check description.
Ginger hates Twilight sparkle . Santa sings counting stars by One Republic. Santa sings bad.
- Talking Ginger sings forza horizon theme language
- Description Of Ginger Plant
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The value of this 6-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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