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gingery

[jin-juh-ree] /ˈdʒɪn dʒə ri/
adjective
1.
having the flavor or pungence of ginger; spicy:
gingery cookies.
2.
piquant; sharp and lively:
gingery humor.
3.
of the color of ginger.
Origin
1850-1855
1850-55; ginger + -y1
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Examples for gingery
  • Wrap one of these gingery meatballs with shredded vegetables in lettuce, then dunk in a tart-sweet-spicy sauce.
  • With both powdered and fresh ginger, these chocolate gingersnaps really pop with gingery flavor.
British Dictionary definitions for gingery

gingery

/ˈdʒɪndʒərɪ/
adjective
1.
like or tasting of ginger
2.
of or like the colour ginger
3.
full of vigour; high-spirited
4.
pointed; biting a gingery remark
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