noun \ˈwī-(ˌ)nō\

: a person who has no place to live and who is often drunk

plural win·os

Full Definition of WINO

:  a usually indigent alcoholic who is addicted especially to wine

First Known Use of WINO

circa 1915

Other Alcoholic Beverage Terms

finish, gimlet, mull, sake, setup, sommelier, syllabub, vintner, wassail

Rhymes with WINO


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