Meaning of “wino” in the English Dictionary

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"wino" in British English

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winonoun [ C ]

uk /ˈwaɪ.nəʊ/ us /ˈwaɪ.noʊ/ plural winos informal

a person, especially a homeless person, who drinks too much wine or other alcoholic drink:

There were the usual bunch of winos in the park.

(Definition of “wino” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)