What does gingerbread mean?

Definitions for gingerbread
ˈdʒɪn dʒərˌbrɛdgin·ger·bread

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. gingerbread(noun)

    cake flavored with ginger

Wiktionary

  1. gingerbread(Noun)

    A type of cake whose main flavouring is ginger and that is typically cut into human-shaped pieces called gingerbread men or built into house-shaped cakes called gingerbread houses.

    Etymology: From gingembras, gingimbrat, preserved ginger, from medieval Latin *gingi(m)br?t-um, (ginger that perhaps had a pharmaceutical use for some medicinal preparation), from medieval Latin gingiber, ginger. The third syllable was early confounded with bread, and the insertion of an r in the second syllable completed the semblance of a compound word.

  2. gingerbread(Noun)

    A flamboyant Victorian-era architectural style.

    Etymology: From gingembras, gingimbrat, preserved ginger, from medieval Latin *gingi(m)br?t-um, (ginger that perhaps had a pharmaceutical use for some medicinal preparation), from medieval Latin gingiber, ginger. The third syllable was early confounded with bread, and the insertion of an r in the second syllable completed the semblance of a compound word.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Gingerbread(noun)

    a kind of plain sweet cake seasoned with ginger, and sometimes made in fanciful shapes

Freebase

  1. Gingerbread

    Gingerbread is a sweet food-product flavored with ginger and typically using honey or molasses rather than just sugar. Gingerbread foods vary, ranging from a soft, moist loaf cake to something close to a ginger biscuit. The different types likely share a common origin.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of gingerbread in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of gingerbread in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of gingerbread in a Sentence

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    I hear clients say, ‘ I only see gingerbread houses once a year. I have to eat it, ’ but when you get selective and pick favorites, you sometimes have that realization of ‘ Jeez, do I even like gingerbread ? ’.

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