English

Definition of ginger adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

ginger

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˈdʒɪndʒə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdʒɪndʒər//
 
Hair colour
 
jump to other results
(British English) light brownish-orange in colour ginger hair a ginger cat Wordfinderauburn, blonde, dark, fair, ginger, grey, jet black, mousy, redhead, sandy See related entries: Hair colour Word Origin late Old English gingifer, conflated in Middle English with Old French gingimbre, from medieval Latin gingiber, from Greek zingiberis, from Pali (an ancient Indian language) siṅgivera, of Dravidian origin.