wine Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “wine” in the English Dictionary

"wine" in British English

See all translations

winenoun [C or U]

uk   /waɪn/  us   /waɪn/
A1 an ​alcoholicdrink 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?

expend iconexpend iconMore examples

wineverb

uk   /waɪn/  us   /waɪn/
wine and dine sb
to ​entertain someone by giving them ​food and ​drinks: The ​surveyconcludes that most women like to be wined and ​dined on the first few ​dates.
(Definition of wine from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"wine" in American English

See all translations

winenoun

 us   /wɑɪn/
an ​alcoholicdrink made from ​grapes, or less ​commonly an ​alcoholicdrink made in a ​similar way but from other ​fruits: [U] a ​glass of ​red/​white wine [C] California wines
(Definition of wine from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “wine”
in Korean 와인, 포도주…
in Arabic نَبيذ…
in Malaysian wain…
in French vin…
in Russian вино…
in Chinese (Traditional) 葡萄酒, 果酒…
in Italian vino…
in Turkish şarap…
in Polish wino…
in Spanish vino…
in Vietnamese rượu…
in Portuguese vinho…
in Thai เหล้าไวน์, เหล้าองุ่น…
in German der Wein…
in Catalan vi…
in Japanese ワイン…
in Chinese (Simplified) 葡萄酒, 果酒…
in Indonesian anggur…
What is the pronunciation of wine?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

“wine” in British English

There, their and they’re – which one should you use?
There, their and they’re – which one should you use?
by ,
April 27, 2016
by Liz Walter If you are a learner of English and you are confused about the words there, their and they’re, let me reassure you: many, many people with English as their first language share your problem! You only have to take a look at the ‘comments’ sections on the website of, for example, a popular

Read More 

Word of the Day

planet

an extremely large, round mass of rock and metal, such as Earth, or of gas, such as Jupiter, that moves in a circular path around the sun or another star

Word of the Day

trigger warning noun
trigger warning noun
May 02, 2016
a warning that a subject may trigger unpleasant emotions or memories This is not, I should stress, an argument that trigger warnings should become commonplace on campus.

Read More