wine definition, meaning - what is wine in the British English Dictionary & Thesaurus - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “wine”

See all translations

wine

noun [C or U] uk   us   /waɪn/
A1 an alcoholic drink that is usually made from grapes, but can also be made from other fruits or flowers. It is made by fermenting the fruit with water and sugar: a wine cellar/connoisseur/cooler/glass red/white/dry/sweet/sparkling/table wine Let's have a bottle/glass of wine with dinner. I love Australian wines, especially the white wines. Would you like to see the wine list, sir?
More examples

wine

verb uk   us   /waɪn/
wine and dine sb to entertain someone by giving them food and drink: The survey concludes that most women like to be wined and dined on the first few dates.
Translations of “wine”
in Arabic نَبيذ…
in Korean 와인, 포도주…
in Malaysian wain…
in French vin…
in Turkish şarap…
in Italian vino…
in Chinese (Traditional) 葡萄酒, 果酒…
in Russian вино…
in Polish wino…
in Vietnamese rượu…
in Spanish vino…
in Portuguese vinho…
in Thai เหล้าไวน์, เหล้าองุ่น…
in German der Wein…
in Catalan vi…
in Japanese ワイン…
in Indonesian anggur…
in Chinese (Simplified) 葡萄酒, 果酒…
(Definition of wine from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of wine?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “wine” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

intellectualize

to think about or discuss a subject in a detailed and intellectual way, without involving your emotions or feelings

Word of the Day

What’s All The Commotion About? (Words to describe sounds)

by Kate Woodford,
May 20, 2015
​​​ In this post we look at a range of words and phrases that we use to describe noise and the absence of noise. Starting with complete quiet, we sometimes use the noun hush to describe silence: A hush fell over the room as the bride walked in./There was a deathly hush (=complete

Read More 

plyscraper noun

May 18, 2015
a skyscraper made mainly from wood The development of engineered timber could herald a new era of eco-friendly ‘plyscrapers’. Christchurch welcomed its first multistorey timber structure this year, there are plans for Vancouver, and the talk is China could follow

Read More