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The best thing I ever bought is a vintage Oscar de la Renta short gingham dress that I wore to my rehearsal dinner the night before my wedding.
Kelly Wearstler

Meaning of "gingham" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD GINGHAM

From French guingan, from Malay ginggang striped cloth.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF GINGHAM

gingham  [ˈɡɪŋəm] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF GINGHAM

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Gingham 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 GINGHAM MEAN IN ENGLISH?

gingham

Gingham

Gingham is a medium-weight balanced plain-woven fabric made from dyed cotton or cotton-blend yarn. It is made of carded, medium or fine yarns, where the colouring is on the warp yarns and always along the grain. Gingham has no right or wrong side with respect to colour.

Definition of gingham in the English dictionary

The definition of gingham in the dictionary is a cotton fabric, usually woven of two coloured yarns in a checked or striped design.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH GINGHAM


Allingham
ˈælɪŋəm
Altrincham
ˈɔːltrɪŋəm
Birmingham
ˈbɜːmɪŋəm
Buckingham
ˈbʌkɪŋəm
Cunningham
ˈkʌnɪŋəm
Gillingham
ˈdʒɪlɪŋəm
Immingham
ˈɪmɪŋəm
Nottingham
ˈnɒtɪŋəm
Rockingham
ˈrɒkɪŋəm
Sandringham
ˈsændrɪŋəm
Walsingham
ˈwɔːlsɪŋəm

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GINGHAM

gingerbread man
gingerbread plum
gingerbread tree
gingerbready
gingerliness
gingerly
gingerous
gingerroot
gingersnap
gingery
gingili
gingiva
gingivae
gingival
gingivectomy
gingivitis
gingko
ginglimoid
ginglymi
ginglymus

WORDS THAT END LIKE GINGHAM

Abraham
Beckham
brougham
cham
Chatham
Cheltenham
dirham
Durham
Egham
Fulham
Gotham
graham
ham
Markham
Maugham
ogham
sham
Upham
Wokingham
Wyndham

Synonyms and antonyms of gingham in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «gingham» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF GINGHAM

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

Translator English - Chinese

格子
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

guinga
570 millions of speakers

English

gingham
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

छाता
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

القماش القطني
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

зонтик
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

gingham
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ছাতা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

vichy
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Gingham
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Kattun
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ギンガム
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

깅엄
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Gingham
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

một thứ vải
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கிங்காம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

भोक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

şemsiye
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

percalle
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

ramka
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

парасольку
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

umbrelă
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

gingham
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Gingham
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

gingham
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Gingham
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of gingham

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GINGHAM»

The term «gingham» is quite widely used and occupies the 24.967 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «GINGHAM» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «gingham» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «gingham» 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 gingham

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QUOTES WITH «GINGHAM»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word gingham.
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Kelly Wearstler
The best thing I ever bought is a vintage Oscar de la Renta short gingham dress that I wore to my rehearsal dinner the night before my wedding.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GINGHAM»

Discover the use of gingham in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to gingham and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Gingham Mountain
Will their plans succeed before the secret of oil spills out? [set author picture] Award-winning author Mary Connealy lives in Nebraska with her farmer husband and is the mother of four grown daughters.
Mary Connealy, 2009
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Gingham Bride
Fiona O'Rourke doesn't believe in love--and certainly not in a marriage arranged by her cruel father.
Jillian Hart, 2009
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The Gingham Dog
Three remarkably inventive and absorbing one-act plays by a writer of exceptional originality and skill.
Lanford Wilson, 1969
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The Gingham Dog and the Calico Cat: A Poem
A fight erupts during the middle of the night between two stuffed animals in an antique shop.
Eugene Field, 1994
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Gingham Bride (Mills & Boon Historical) (Buttons and Bobbins ...
Fiona O'Rourke doesn't believe in love-- certainly not in a marriage arranged by her cruel father. even if her unexpected betrothed seems honorable kind, can she trust his motives. . . or the attraction between them?Ian McPherson came to ...
Jillian Hart, 2011
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The Gingham Dog and the Calico Cat: season of harmony
The Gingham Dog and the Calico Cat are two Christmas presents who just don't get along, until Christmas Eve, when they fall out of Santa's sleigh and get lost in a great forest.
Brigid Clark, Chris Noel, 1990
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A Gingham Rose
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Alice Woods, General Books, 2009
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Santeria Enthroned: Art, Ritual, and Innovation in an ...
Priests in Havana (Jesus Varona) and Matanzas (Osvaldo Cardenas Villamil) relate that decades ago, iyawos in many houses wore their oricha's gingham outfits for the year when they went out on the street, not white (personal communication ...
David H. Brown, 2003
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Gingham Aprons of the '40s And 50s: A Checkered Past
Informative captions with values are included in this important book for textile designers and collectors of vintage household linens.
Judy Florence, 2003
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Frogs & Gingham
Twelve 3’ x 3” strips for a total length of 36’. Keep together or pop apart for two scalloped borders. Stack for a layered look or use separately for 72’ of border!
‎2003

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GINGHAM»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term gingham is used in the context of the following news items.
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Grand Marshals
Sir Derek wore a pastel gingham shirt, pink pants, and a jacket with a pink pocket square. Sir Ian was in white, sporting a panama hat with a ... «The New Yorker, Jul 15»
2
Pretending to be evil and rich at Playboy's annual Comic-Con party
... were there in all their finery (which is to say tight dresses and lots of gingham), just standing by an inexplicable indoor tree, looking pleased ... «The Verge, Jul 15»
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Wimbledon's leading men! Benedict Cumberbatch and Bradley …
Wintour has spent much of the past fortnight at SW19 and chose a black and white crumple gingham dress with cosy cerise jumper as her outfit ... «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
4
"Thoreau' walks and talks at Rauscher Farm
He told the group of an 1851 tour to Clinton during which Thoreau visited the town's famous gingham mills. “Do you girls work in the mill? «Worcester Telegram, Jul 15»
5
$1m Reward For Judy Garland's 'Oz' Slippers
... the new Technicolor process. The gingham dress Garland wore in the movie sold last November for $480,000 at an auction in Beverly Hills. «Sky News, Jul 15»
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Check Out The Hottest Celeb Pics This Week
She is wearing the 'Gingham Coat,' by Girls on Film, which retails for $99.90. _Vegas. Curtis Stone presenting the winner%2c Fabricio Werdum ... «OK Magazine, Jul 15»
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Theater review: 'Oklahoma!'
... wears it boots, cowboy hats and gingham dresses proudly, and pulls off the near impossible task of presenting a big-as-the-West show in a ... «Fort Worth Star Telegram, Jul 15»
8
Love story behind 1918 Ford truck at Salem farm stand
I've driven by countless times, always curious about the vintage Ford truck and the red gingham checked display in the parking lot of Willamette ... «SFGate, Jul 15»
9
The Italian windscreen-washer who found a better way to make dough
The brand has expanded and contracted, and migrated around the city from its first home in Mt Eden, but the brick walls and red gingham ... «Stuff.co.nz, Jul 15»
10
The Woman Behind The Dress Of The Summer
SHE's the woman that put gingham back on the agenda this summer - by way of an A-line, buttoned-up shirt dress and floor-sweeping wrap ... «Vogue.co.uk, Jul 15»

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