Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Ginger-like in properties or appearance: hence, hot; pungent in taste; spicy.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective tasting of ginger; spicy; -- used of tastes.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective somewhat ginger in colour
  • adjective having a flavour of the spice ginger

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective (used especially of hair or fur) having a bright orange-brown color
  • adjective having a taste like that of ginger

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Examples

  • And it still will just make things kind of gingery-pukey, but it gives the illusion of remedy.

    Knocked Up And Knocked Down | Her Bad Mother

  • And it still will just make things kind of gingery-pukey, but it gives the illusion of remedy.

    Knocked Up And Knocked Down

  • Weak sunlight made the globes and minarets glow gingery-gold; the palm trees lining the walkways drooped like broken umbrellas, strings of red flags hanging between them like gaudy washing lines.

    Skiing in Turkey: a long way from St Anton

  • The biggest brands have long since dispensed with that method, and stir barely gingery syrups into carbonated water.

    The Spice Is Right

  • The palate shows nice, ripe pear, apple and more of that delicious gingery-spice.

    LENNDEVOURS:

  • A brilliant medium straw yellow in the glass, the nose is only lightly floral -- rather than overwhelmingly so -- and is spicy and gingery with classic lychee and pineapple aromas.

    LENNDEVOURS:

  • Tasting notes: Finely fizzy bubbles, pleasantly prickly and quietly gingery with a clean finish.

    The Spice Is Right

  • One taster said it reminded him of pickled ginger at a sushi bar; another liked how the gingery kick made her sneeze.

    The Spice Is Right

  • Tasting notes: The mildest of the lot; along with a light gingery pepperiness, the ale has great lemon and apple flavors, with gentle carbonation.

    The Spice Is Right

  • Another hutong option is Mao Mao Chong, a five-table bar offering China-themed drinks such as the Maojito, a gingery take on the Mojito, and the Jing Fling, based on China's not-for-the-faint-of-heart baijiu liquor.

    Mixing the High and the Low in Beijing

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