Meaning of gingerbread
Pronunciation: (jin'jur-bred"), [key]
- a type of cake flavored with ginger and molasses.
- a rolled cookie similarly flavored, often cut in fanciful shapes, and sometimes frosted.
- elaborate, gaudy, or superfluous architectural ornamentation: a series of gables embellished with gingerbread.
- heavily, gaudily, and superfluously ornamented: a gingerbread style of architecture.
- gingerbread (Thesaurus)