We drank a bottle of wine.
He says he's lost too many years to the bottle, and that he's giving up alcohol.
Her struggles with the bottle affected her entire family.
Has the baby finished her bottle yet?
raised on a bottle instead of breast milk Verb
The restaurant bottles its own ginger ale.
Near the top of the mountain, the climbers relied on bottled oxygen to breathe. See More
Recent Examples on the Web
Don’t try to give me no bottles, don’t try to offer me no shot, don’t do none of that.—Carl Lamarre, Billboard, 4 Dec. 2023 Stipe stepped forward to offer her a bottle of water.—Jon Mooallem, New York Times, 3 Dec. 2023 The etiquette is to get a return invite in some way or another, or at least a bottle of wine.—Karim Doumar, Los Angeles Times, 3 Dec. 2023 As legend goes, by age five, MacGowan was already downing two bottles of Guinness a night, and was given his first taste of whiskey not long after.—Amanda Petrusich, The New Yorker, 1 Dec. 2023 This kit features three bags of kernels plus five bottles of delicious popcorn toppings, including white cheddar, chili lime, spicy sriracha, kettle corn, and caramel corn.—Jessie Quinn, Peoplemag, 1 Dec. 2023 Today, in bustling hubs like Barcelona and Bilbao, people gather for grape-eating, counting down, and passing around bottles of cava.—Boutayna Chokrane, Vogue, 1 Dec. 2023 During this time, Trump supporters were engaged with police officers and had begun forcing them back onto the Capitol lawn, throwing bottles and dousing several offices with chemical spray.—Dell Cameron, WIRED, 1 Dec. 2023 Going to the convenience store and buying a bottle of water is one thing; finding a random bottle of water on the sidewalk is something else.—Sheila Callaham, Forbes, 30 Nov. 2023
Roche seconds this idea of bottling fame, or, at least, fame adjacency.—Hannah Jackson, Vogue, 6 Dec. 2023 The blend was charcoal filtered and oxygenated to remove the color and soften the palate before bottling.—Jonah Flicker, Robb Report, 5 Dec. 2023 The Macallan Adami 1926 spent 60 years aging in sherry casks before being bottled in 1986.—Sarah Kuta, Smithsonian Magazine, 22 Nov. 2023 Water sold in clear plastic bottles that are ubiquitous the world over is often simply filtered municipal water that’s distilled and bottled from any number of sources.—Martha Irvine and Dar Yasin, The Christian Science Monitor, 21 Nov. 2023 Available in both Basil Habanero and Jalapeño flavors, each syrup is slow cooked with fresh herbs and produce and bottled in a beautiful glass vessel.—Melanie Fincher, Southern Living, 17 Nov. 2023 The rarest of all, often bottled in collectable glass, sell for hundreds of dollars apiece.—Martha Irvine and Dar Yasin, The Christian Science Monitor, 21 Nov. 2023 Last year’s Black Art 10 release was a 29-year-old single malt and 1993 vintage bottled at 45.1 percent ABV.—Jonah Flicker, Robb Report, 9 Nov. 2023 Size Another thing to be mindful of when shopping for texturizing spray is the size of the can or bottle.—Rebecca Norris, Peoplemag, 1 Nov. 2023 See More
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Middle English botel, from Old French botele, from Medieval Latin butticula, diminutive of Late Latin buttis cask