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Meaning of "gingerbread man" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF GINGERBREAD MAN

gingerbread man  [ˈdʒɪndʒəˌbred mæn] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF GINGERBREAD MAN

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Gingerbread man is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES GINGERBREAD MAN MEAN IN ENGLISH?

gingerbread man

Gingerbread man

A gingerbread man is a biscuit or cookie made of gingerbread, usually in the shape of a stylized human, although making other shapes, especially seasonal themes and characters, are quite common as well.

Definition of gingerbread man in the English dictionary

The definition of gingerbread man in the dictionary is a rolled biscuit, flavoured with ginger and treacle or syrup, cut into the shape of a man and given eyes and a nose with icing, currants, etc.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH GINGERBREAD MAN


anchorman
ˈæŋkəmæn
birdman
ˈbɜːdˌmæn
boardman
ˈbɔːdˌmæn
businessman
ˈbɪznɪsˌmæn
cameraman
ˈkæmərəˌmæn
caveman
ˈkeɪvˌmæn
deadman
ˈdɛdˌmæn
freedman
ˈfriːdˌmæn
handyman
ˈhændɪˌmæn
iceman
ˈaɪsmæn
ironman
ˈaɪənˌmæn
mailman
ˈmeɪlˌmæn
man
mæn
repairman
rɪˈpɛəˌmæn
rodman
ˈrɒdˌmæn
sandman
ˈsændˌmæn
snowman
ˈsnəʊˌmæn
spiderman
ˈspaɪdəˌmæn
strongman
ˈstrɒŋˌmæn
superman
ˈsuːpəˌmæn

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GINGERBREAD MAN

ginger beer
ginger cake
ginger group
ginger nut
ginger pop
ginger snap
ginger up
ginger wine
ginger-haired
gingerade
gingerbread
gingerbread plum
gingerbread tree
gingerbready
gingerliness
gingerly
gingerous
gingerroot
gingersnap
gingery

WORDS THAT END LIKE GINGERBREAD MAN

as one man
best man
dirty old man
enlisted man
family man
God man
grand old man
iron man
little man
make-up man
old man
red man
returned man
right-hand man
second man
the outward man
third man
to a man
wild man
young man

Synonyms and antonyms of gingerbread man in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «gingerbread man» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF GINGERBREAD MAN

Find out the translation of gingerbread man to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of gingerbread man from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «gingerbread man» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

姜饼人
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

hombre de pan de jengibre
570 millions of speakers

English

gingerbread man
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

जिंजरब्रेड आदमी
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الزنجبيل رجل
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Колобок
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

homem de gengibre
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

জিনজারবার্ড মানুষ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

pain d´épice
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Lelaki jahe
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Lebkuchenmann
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ジンジャーブレッドマン
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

진저 브레드 남자
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Gingerbread man
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

bánh gừng người đàn ông
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கிங்கர்பிரெட் மனிதன்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

जिंजरब्रेड माणूस
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Kızıl sakallı adam
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

gingerbread Man
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Gingerbread Man
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Колобок
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

om turtă dulce
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

gingerbread man
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

peperkoek man
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Pepparkaksgubbe
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

pepperkakemann
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of gingerbread man

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GINGERBREAD MAN»

The term «gingerbread man» is regularly used and occupies the 69.852 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «GINGERBREAD MAN» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «gingerbread man» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «gingerbread man» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about gingerbread man

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GINGERBREAD MAN»

Discover the use of gingerbread man in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to gingerbread man and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Gingerbread Man
When Detective Vincent O'Mally finds two missing children dead, his life turns upside down.
Maggie Shayne, 2001
2
The Gingerbread Man
A freshly baked gingerbread man escapes when he is taken out of the oven and eludes a number of pursuers until he meets a clever fox. On board pages.
‎2010
3
The Gingerbread Man Loose in the School
Teachers often use the Gingerbread Man story to introduce new students to the geography and staff of schools, and this fresh, funny twist on the original can be used all year long. Includes a poster with fun activities!
Laura Murray, 2011
4
FR3: The Gingerbread Man
Each title in this series is a classic story or fable, retold with simple text to delight and inspire any child who is just beginning to read.
‎2011
5
Gingerbread Man
A freshly baked gingerbread man escapes when he is taken out of the oven and eludes a number of animals until he meets a clever fox.
Eric A. Kimmel, 1994
6
The Gingerbread Man
Retelling of The Gingerbread Man
Brenda Parkes, Judith Smith, 2009
7
The Gingerbread Man
A freshly baked gingerbread man escapes from an old woman, a duck, a cow, and a horse, until a clever fox outwits him.
Catherine McCafferty, 2002
8
Gingerbread Man
Retells the tale of the gingerbread cookie who escapes an old woman, an old man, and various others before falling prey to a clever fox.
Ladybird Books, Fran Hunia, 1997
9
The Gingerbread Cowboy
But what happens when he meets a coyote sleeping in the sun? Janet Squires and Holly Berry retell this classic tale with a Wild Western flair, filled with rodeo-romping fun.
Janet Squires, 2006
10
The Gingerbread Man
Dona Herweck Rice. Quality Resources for Every Classroom Instant Delivery 24 Hours a Day Thank you for purchasing the following e-book –another quality product from Shell Education For more information or to purchase additional books ...
Dona Herweck Rice, 2008

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GINGERBREAD MAN»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term gingerbread man is used in the context of the following news items.
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Creative fun for children with Artsreach summer holiday activities
The month rounds off with Treehouse Theatre's Storybox afternoon of The Gingerbread Man at Sandford Orcas, a Fiddlesticks morning of mixed ... «Blackmore Vale Magazine, Jul 15»
2
Move to rip up Market Drayton gingerbread icon 'takes the biscuit'
Market Drayton's gingerbread brick figure was created as a proud symbol of a town's historic link to the traditional gingerbread man. Chamber ... «shropshirestar.com, Jul 15»
3
LOOK: Hollywood scarecrows come to Llanasa
Visitors will spot characters such as Spiderman, Woody the Toy Story cowboy, Shrek and the Gingerbread Man, as well as the lovable Minions. «Daily Post North Wales, Jul 15»
4
REVIEW: Shrek at Mayflower Theatre in Southampton
That said, the show succeeds in having its own identity from the film, the Dragon sequence and Gingerbread Man cameo particular favourites ... «Portsmouth News, Jul 15»
5
Career criminal 'Gingerbread Man' is back behind bars
A career criminal known to police as the 'Gingerbread Man' is back behind bars Thursday. Amery Kahale-Sugimura, 37, is expected in court ... «KHON2, Jul 15»
6
9 craziest horror movies that actually got made
You get a living, breathing gingerbread man, and he is hungry for revenge. The Gingerdead Man is made only weirder by the fact that he is ... «WOW24/7, Jul 15»
7
News & Notes
Miss Willie will read “Gingerbread Man Superhero!” at 10 a.m. Wednesday, followed by a craft, for Story Hour for children ages 2 to 6 years old. «Parsons Sun, Jul 15»
8
Elijah Sparkman: How Jesus became the Gingerbread Man
Unlike previous pieces, this week's column isn't really about the physical place of Ann Arbor. After all, I've only just returned from a few weeks ... «The Michigan Daily, Jul 15»
9
Life imitates art at Grasmere Gingerbread Shop
“It was a real thrill to meet a real-life gingerbread man after years of drawing them for cards and prints,” said Sarah-Jane from Tyneside. «Cumbria Crack, Jul 15»
10
Bill Hanney Talks Success, Shrek, and NSMT's 60th Anniversary
... character driven, everyone is in Shrek from Pinocchio to the Big Bad Wolf to the Three Little Pigs to the Gingerbread Man to a big green ogre. «NoBo Magazine, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Gingerbread man [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/gingerbread-man>. Feb 2021 ».
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