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winey

adjective win·ey \ˈwī-ne\

Simple Definition of winey

  • : made with wine or having the flavor of wine

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of winey

winierwiniest

  1. 1 :  having the taste or qualities of wine <a winey sauce>

  2. 2 of the air :  crisply fresh :  exhilarating

Examples of winey in a sentence

  1. beef in a winey sauce



14th Century

First Known Use of winey

14th century

Variants of winey

or winy \ˈwī-ne\

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