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  Definition of ginger
  1. liveliness and energy; "this tonic is guaranteed to give you more pep"
  2. pungent rhizome of the common ginger plant; used fresh as a seasoning especially in Oriental cookery
  3. dried ground gingerroot
  4. perennial plants having thick branching aromatic rhizomes and leafy reedlike stems
  5. add ginger to in order to add flavor; "ginger the soup"
  6. (used especially of hair or fur) having a bright orange-brown color; "a man with gingery hair and bright blue eyes"; "a ginger kitten"
Similar Words: pep, peppiness, gingerroot, powdered ginger, gingery

 

Hyponyms: common ginger, Canton ginger, stem ginger, Zingiber officinale, galangal, Alpinia galanga, lesser galangal, Alpinia officinarum, Alpinia officinalis, red ginger, Alpinia purpurata, shellflower, shall-flower, shell ginger, Alpinia Zerumbet, Alpinia speciosa, Languas speciosa

 

Substance Meronyms: powdered ginger, ginger ale, ginger pop

 

Part Meronyms: common ginger, Canton ginger, stem ginger, Zingiber officinale

 

Member Meronyms: Zingiber, genus Zingiber

 

Derivational Morphology: gingerroot, powdered ginger

 

Anagrams: ringer, erring

 

Language Translations:
Bulgarian: джинджифил   Catalan: gengebre  
Danish: ingefær   Dutch: gember  
Esperanto: zingibro   Finnish: inkivääri  
French: gingembre   Galician: xenxibre  
German: Ingwer   Greek: πιπερόρριζα  
Italian: zenzero   Japanese: 生姜  
Polish: imbir   Slovene: ingver  
Spanish: jengibre   Swedish: ingefära  
Tagalog: luya   Telugu: అల్లం  
 
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