gingersnap

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n gingersnap a crisp round cookie flavored with ginger
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n gingersnap A thin brittle cake spiced with ginger.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Gingersnap a thin brittle cake spiced with ginger
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
M. E. gingivere—O. Fr. gengibre—L. zingiber—Gr. zingiberis—Sans. çriñga-veraçriñga, horn, vera, shape.

Usage

In literature:

Please could I go and make gingersnaps and things?
"Little Men" by Louisa May Alcott
And I've got some bully gingersnaps.
"The Half-Back" by Ralph Henry Barbour
Consequently it was either fight and arouse the household and so lose his chance of a gingersnap, or get out of her way.
"Zip, the Adventures of a Frisky Fox Terrier" by Frances Trego Montgomery
Nancy could put a whole one of those gingersnaps you always have into her mouth without breaking it.
"Tutors' Lane" by Wilmarth Lewis
You come out here and behave pretty and I'll give you a bit of gingersnap.
"IT and Other Stories" by Gouverneur Morris
Are you sure we have enough gingersnaps?
"Betty Wales Freshman" by Edith K. Dunton
It was the one which held the gingersnap crumbs.
"Not Quite Eighteen" by Susan Coolidge
Whereupon Monsieur Poterne also decided to attack the plate, and to devour all the gingersnaps.
"The Bashful Lover (Novels of Paul de Kock Volume XIX)" by Charles Paul de Kock
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In poetry:

"No apple sauce, no pumpkin pies,
No nuts and raisins plump,
No oranges and gingersnaps,
No taffy in a lump.
"November" by Nancy Byrd Turner

In news:

If you're anything like me, you love extra thick and soft cookies—no gingersnaps will ever be found at my house.
Description The Naptime Chef, Kelsey Banfield, shows how to make a yummy pumpkin pie with gingersnap crust.
Pumpkin Pie With Gingersnap Crust.
Carrot Bread & Cookies @ Gingersnap Sweets & Such.
Hazelnut carrot cake @ Gingersnap Sweets & Such says fall is coming.
GINGERSNAP SWEETS & SUCH: 1416 W IRVING PARK, 773-697-8529.
1½ cups gingersnap cookies, crushed.
Author seeks male protagonist with weakness for gingersnaps.
Sauce for marinated chicken pieces thickened with crushed gingersnap cookies.
1 1/2 cups finely ground gingersnap cookies.
Ingredients 4 Granny Smith apples, cored and peeled 8 gingersnap cookies 2 tablespoons light brown sugar 6 tablespoons butter, melted Directions Make sure grill grates are clean and free of any debris.
Making gingersnap crust requires only store-bought gingersnaps, some melted butter, and a spoonful each of sugar and flour.
Gobble up with gingersnap cookies.
AP Gingerbread is a treat associated with the holidays, but maybe you'd be satisfied with gingersnaps like these, which are lighter in calories and fat.
Pumpkin Pie With Gingersnap Crust.
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