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ginger knob

vulgar derogatory A person, typically a man, with naturally red hair. Primarily heard in UK, Ireland.
See also: ginger, knob

ginger minge

1. vulgar derogatory A woman with naturally red hair (a reference to her pubic hair, where "minge" is vulgar slang for the vulva/vagina). Primarily heard in UK, Ireland.
2. vulgar derogatory The external genitals of a woman with red pubic hair. Primarily heard in UK, Ireland.
See also: ginger

ginger minger

derogatory slang A person with red hair who is considered unattractive. Primarily heard in UK, Ireland.
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ginger group

A small group of people within a political party or organization who attempt to influence the other members of the group. Primarily heard in UK, Australia. The party was staunchly conservative until the ginger group slowly started shifting them to a more liberal stance on social issues.
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ginger group

a highly active faction within a party or movement that presses for stronger action on a particular issue.informal
An old horse dealer's trick (recorded from the late 18th century) to make a broken-down animal look lively was to insert ginger into its anus. From this developed the metaphorical phrase ginger up , meaning ‘make someone or something more lively’; in the early 20th century the term ginger group arose, to refer to a highly active faction in a party or movement that presses for stronger action about something.
1970 New Society The appearance of ginger groups to fight specific proposals, is not necessarily a bad thing—particularly if the established bodies aren't prepared to fight.
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More than 100 ging-ers of all shades and sizes have gathered, waving banners saying "For the love of ginger", and "Don't make me mad, I'll ginger snap".
Pokroy said that her aim was to explore racial classification and prejudice and even the notion of a ginger 'Utopia'.
Ginger, one of the valets, is class to be around - a superstar ginger - and there's me and Johnny Farrelly.
Ginger is known to have pronounced antioxidant, antiinflammatory, antiemetic, antidiabetic and anticancer properties, many related to the diarylheptanoids and gingerol related compounds.
More than 36,500 people are fans of "Not paying child support because your kid's a ginger", while more than 110,000 like "beating your ginger child to prepare them for society".
Depressingly for much-mocked gingers, he added there was no scientific evidence to prove they might become more desirable to others if numbers went down.
Ginger Dragon is one of the largest EU importers and distributors of organic ginger.
Royal reward: Steven Davies with the King of Gingers crown, far left, and, above, queen Nicola Stewart.
The Ginger Keyboard app allows users to open and perform actions within other apps without having to leave the keyboard.
By offering a holistic set of English writing tools, Ginger Page presents an integrated environment for English writing that addresses the varied needs of everyone, from professionals in need of editing to non-natives looking for a handy utility to support them in their day to day English communication.
A lot of people are jealous of ginger people, it's the least common hair colour on earth.
Add flour, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger and cloves, beating until well-combined.
While a timid teaspoon once sufficed for most Western cooks, now we measure fresh ginger by the handful, ground ginger by the tablespoon.
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