gingery


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gin·ger

 (jĭn′jər)
n.
1. A plant (Zingiber officinale) of tropical Southeast Asia having yellowish-green flowers and a pungent aromatic rhizome.
2. The rhizome of this plant, used as a spice either fresh or in dried and powdered form. Also called gingerroot.
3.
a. Any of several related plants having variously colored, often fragrant flowers.
b. Wild ginger.
4. A strong brown.
5. Informal Spirit and liveliness; vigor.
6. Slang A person who has red hair.
tr.v. gin·gered, gin·ger·ing, gin·gers
1. To spice with ginger.
2. Informal To make lively: A steel drum band gingered up the party.

[Middle English gingivere, from Old English gingifer and from Old French gingivre, both from Medieval Latin gingiber, from Latin zingiberi, from Greek zingiberis, of Middle Indic origin (akin to Pali singiveram), from Dravidian : akin to Tamil iñci, ginger (of southeast Asian origin) + Tamil vēr, root.]

gin′ger·y adj.

gingery

(ˈdʒɪndʒərɪ)
adj
1. (Cookery) like or tasting of ginger
2. (Colours) of or like the colour ginger
3. full of vigour; high-spirited
4. pointed; biting: a gingery remark.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.gingery - having a taste like that of ginger
tasty - pleasing to the sense of taste; "a tasty morsel"
2.gingery - (used especially of hair or fur) having a bright orange-brown color; "a man with gingery hair and bright blue eyes"; "a ginger kitten"
colored, coloured, colorful - having color or a certain color; sometimes used in combination; "colored crepe paper"; "the film was in color"; "amber-colored heads of grain"
Translations

gingery

[ˈdʒɪndʒərɪ] ADJ [hair] → rojizo

gingery

adj hair, colourrötlich

gingery

[ˈdʒɪndʒərɪ] adjrossiccio/a
References in classic literature ?
Enamoured of the South, of Provence, of its people, its life, its sunshine and its poetry, narrow-chested, tall and short- sighted, he strode along the streets and the lanes, his long feet projecting far in advance of his body, and his white nose and gingery moustache buried in an open book: for he had the habit of reading as he walked.
She consoled herself by taking up her copy of Gingery Stories and burying herself in the hectic adventures of a young millionaire and an artist's model.
A grinning red face turned once more into a pink oval, fringed with gingery fluff; the interview was at an end.
The very learned gentleman who has cooled the natural heat of his gingery complexion in pools and fountains of law until he has become great in knotty arguments for term-time, when he poses the drowsy bench with legal "chaff," inexplicable to the uninitiated and to most of the initiated too, is roaming, with a characteristic delight in aridity and dust, about Constantinople.
Say?' He positively danced, the bloodthirsty little gingery beggar.
He was a short, gingery, active man with a nose and chin of the Punch type, and whom his shipmates called "Frenchy." I don't know why.
The donkeyman, a dapper little chap with a dazzling fair skin and a tiny, gingery moustache, worked in a sort of mute transport.
Before the big day you buy gallons of it, lured on by jolly mistletoey mental images of hordes of neighbours shaking the snow off their boots and calling for something strong and gingery. But they never do.
He is also described as having "brown greyish hair" and a gingery brown beard.
Eating spicy food Eating a hot curry or something gingery can help because spicy food helps to thin out mucus.
Gingery Pineapple-Strawberry Lemonade Servings: 3 people Ingredients: * Pineapple- 1/2 (chopped without skin) * Strawberry- a handful (chopped) * Lemon- 1 medium sized (Remove the skin and keep it) * Sugar / honey -- as per required * Ginger-1 inch piece (chopped) * Water- 2 cups * Normal lemonade- made with 1 cup of water, 1 lemon and enough sugar * Ice cubes- as per needed * Mint leaves -- for garnishing * Pineapple -- 1 medium piece (finely chopped for garnishing ) * Strawberry-2 or 3 (finely chopped for garnishing) * Ginger-1/2 inch piece (thinly chopped for garnishing) Method: 1.
Made from Assyrtiko, the country's A-list white grape that's mineral-rich with refreshing acidity, an open bouquet of white florals leads to fresh, citrusy fruits and a hint of gingery spice to finish.