2. adj. anything flavoured with ginger.
3. n./adj. a yellowish-brown colour, tending to orange.
4. adj. a colloquial term used to describe people with red hair, who also tend to have pale skin tone and freckles.
5. adj. (pronounced with a hard initial 'g' and rhyming with singer) - as 4., but is used as a term of abuse. Sometimes spelt with an apostrophe after the second g to distinguish from the less offensive pronunciation.
6. (rare) adj. delicate.
2. ginger biscuits, ginger beer, etc.
3. "The setting sun took on a gingerish hue."
4. "Daphne's hair was ginger, though she preferred to call it red."
5. "Oi! Ging'er! Too sunny for you?!" -- "Uh. Yes, actually."
6. "Fred crept gingerly towards Daphne."
Also: Compare red, 4. and 5. with black, negro and nigger.
Carrot Top is a good example of why gingers should be discriminated against.
Being called a "Ginger" is an insult in England but laughable in the US.
Famous gingers/redheads: Vincent van Gogh, Thomas Jefferson, Eric the Red, Stan Laurel, Ron Howard, Katharine Hepburn, Maud Gonne, Maureen O'Hara, Shirley Manson, Ewan McGregor, Lindsay Lohan...etc...
Men typically love ginger women.
All previous entries can only be explained by the extreme likelihood that they were written by mentally-handicapped and racist children, who walked in on their mothers having extra-marital intercourse with red-haired men. Recently, magazines such as tatler, vogue, and numerous newspapers have heralded this the age of 'the ginger' and have called it the new blonde. Such articles published a list of numerous celebrities who have dyed their hair red as part of the trend.
This list does not include celebrities who have recently begun dying their hair red as part of the 'new-blonde' redhead resurgence.
ginger haired people are NOT queers or mutants. they're are normal people. they have souls and lives. there are as intrestiing as anyone else!
some gingers are minger some are fit. some blondes are mingers, some are fit. some brunnets are fit. some are mingers. GET OVER IT!
Common Australian nickname for any redheaded person is 'Blue'
The natural hair colour can range from a rich auburn, pale blondish red (strawberry blonde), dark copper, fire engine red, flame red, bright orange and so on.
Erik the Red in Australia would probably called Bluey, or Blue.