Definition of gingham noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈɡɪŋəm//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡɪŋəm//
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a type of cotton cloth with a pattern of white and coloured squares a blue and white gingham dress Word Originearly 17th cent.: from Dutch gingang, from Malay genggang (originally an adjective meaning ‘striped’).
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: gingham