Dictionary

sherry

noun sher·ry \ˈsher-ē\

: a type of strong wine with a nutty flavor that is made especially in Spain

plural sherries

Full Definition of SHERRY

:  a Spanish fortified wine with a distinctive nutty flavor; also :  a similar wine produced elsewhere

Origin of SHERRY

alteration of earlier sherris (taken as plural), from Xeres (now Jerez), Spain
First Known Use: 1584

Browse

2 ENTRIES FOUND:
Next Word in the Dictionary: sherryvalliesPrevious Word in the Dictionary: sherris–sackAll Words Near: sherry
May 25, 2015
callithump Hear it
a noisy boisterous band or parade
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears