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gimlet a tool used to make holes, consisting of a shaft with a sharp, spiral tip attached to a handle at a right angle. [3 definitions]
gimlet-eyed having a penetrating or watchful look.
gimmick a novel feature or offer with little purpose other than to attract people to a product. [3 definitions]
gimp a flat, narrow piece of cloth, braided cord, or the like used as a trim on clothing or curtains.
gin1 an alcoholic liquor made from grain distilled with juniper berries. [2 definitions]
gin2 a machine designed to remove the seeds from raw cotton; cotton gin. [2 definitions]
gin3 see gin rummy.
ginger the spicy root of an originally Asian plant, often used as a spice or flavoring in cooking. [3 definitions]
ginger ale a carbonated soft drink flavored with ginger.
ginger beer a carbonated drink similar to ginger ale but flavored with fermented ginger.
gingerbread a type of cake or cookie flavored with ginger and sweetened with molasses. [3 definitions]
gingerly in a careful or cautious manner; warily. [2 definitions]
gingersnap a small, round, crisp cookie made with ginger and molasses.
gingham a cotton cloth made from dyed yarn and often having a pattern, such as checks or stripes.
gingivitis reddening and swelling of the gums.
ginkgo a deciduous ornamental tree, native to China, with fan-shaped leaves and edible fruit and seeds.
Ginnie Mae (informal) the Government National Mortgage Association, a Federal agency that buys mortgages in quantity from lenders and then, by offering securities to the public, sells interests in them. [2 definitions]
gin rummy a card game for two players in which the aim is to be the first to discard all of one's cards in three-of-a-kind or sequenced sets.
ginseng the aromatic root of any of several related Asian plants, or a preparation made from it, used for medicinal purposes. [2 definitions]
gip variant of gyp.
Gipsy variant of Gypsy.