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



BrE BrE//ˈdʒɪndʒə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdʒɪndʒər//
Hair colour
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(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 Originlate 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.