gob·​let | \ ˈgä-blət How to pronounce goblet (audio) \

Definition of goblet

1 archaic : a bowl-shaped drinking vessel without handles
2 : a drinking vessel (as of glass) with a foot and stem — compare tumbler

Examples of goblet in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The offset-stance goblet squat can be used as either a warmup or finishing move. Jeff Tomko, Men's Health, 26 Sep. 2022 The $95 treat is a crystal goblet filled with vanilla gelato and topped with a gold-leaf embossed chocolate disc. Pam Kragen, San Diego Union-Tribune, 9 Sep. 2022 With a goblet of bittersweet vermouth in his hand, Chalamet—all curly locks and Cartier jewelry—flexed his fashion muscle. Alice Newbold, Vogue, 2 Sep. 2022 This is the first Michigan location for the Sugar Factory, known for its over-the-top confections, huge goblet cocktails and Lucky Charm Blue Latte spiked mimosas. Susan Selasky, Detroit Free Press, 20 Aug. 2022 Pour ice into a goblet glass, add gin, tonic and garnish with selections of your liking. Katie Kelly Bell, Forbes, 29 June 2022 In a season that has already produced 11 different winners in the first 15 races, will the annual stop at Sonoma Raceway end with another new winner in victory lane raising the wine goblet? Ellen J. Horrow, USA TODAY, 12 June 2022 The decadent dessert consists of chocolate roulade and vanilla ice cream served in a goblet coated with Callebaut chocolate and coconut. Sam Dangremond, Town & Country, 18 June 2022 In the medicine cabinet in the bathroom stands a dusty glass goblet with a razor inside. Globe Staff, BostonGlobe.com, 15 June 2022 See More

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First Known Use of goblet

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for goblet

Middle English gobelet, from Anglo-French goblet

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“Goblet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/goblet. Accessed 2 Oct. 2022.

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gob·​let | \ ˈgä-blət How to pronounce goblet (audio) \

Kids Definition of goblet

: a drinking glass with a foot and stem


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