Definition of gingerbread man in English:

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gingerbread man

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noun

A flat ginger biscuit shaped like a person.
Example sentences
  • Children were rewarded for their efforts at the end of the day when they were each given a chocolate coin and a gingerbread man.
  • My boss is touched when I present her with a gingerbread man the following morning.
  • Jack scratched his side as he stuffed a gingerbread man down his throat.

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