glüh·​wein ˈglü-ˌvīn How to pronounce glühwein (audio)
variants or less commonly gluhwein
: mulled wine

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web One of their favorite weekend themes was recreating Christkindlmarket, complete with homemade soft pretzels and gluhwein. Hannah Herrera Greenspan,, 11 Dec. 2020

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Word History


German Glühwein, from glühen to mull, glow + Wein wine

First Known Use

1898, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of glühwein was in 1898

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Cite this Entry

“Glühwein.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Mar. 2023.

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