Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Crafty; tending to entrap.

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  • proper noun A diminutive of the female given names Virginia or Ginevra.

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Examples

  • The main character, Ginny, is shy and sheltered and has trouble connecting with people on any level — but she loves to cook, and part of her journey in the novel is to take that inward-focused gift and focus it outward.

    Writer Unboxed » Blog Archive » Food-centered fiction vs adding recipes for local color

  • It was good and the way Adams portrays Ginny is really good – subtle and clever and insidious.

    Being Cruel To Be Kind « Tales from the Reading Room

  • When I would wake up, J and I would go in search of food … delicious food … Now, if Ginny is hungry, she starts to get grouchy.

    2009 January archive at

  • When I would wake up, J and I would go in search of food … delicious food … Now, if Ginny is hungry, she starts to get grouchy.

    2009 January archive at

  • When I would wake up, J and I would go in search of food … delicious food … Now, if Ginny is hungry, she starts to get grouchy.

    Argentina: Part I at

  • That night, she called Ginny, easing in with some chitchat about the shockingly high well, this was true prices on seedless grapes.

    Strangers at the Feast

  • That night, she called Ginny, easing in with some chitchat about the shockingly high well, this was true prices on seedless grapes.

    Strangers at the Feast

  • That night, she called Ginny, easing in with some chitchat about the shockingly high well, this was true prices on seedless grapes.

    Strangers at the Feast

  • But at night, when it was just the two of them again and he called her Ginny instead of Virginia and they were in the swing in the backyard and he was singing “Dream a Little Dream” in her ear like he used to do — He was older in her dreams, too.

    Dream Life (flash friday)

  • Speaking of which, the comment about Ginny is certainly an attack on her reputation.

    KAUFFMAN NOT RUNNING FOR CLERK

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