in vino veritas

Latin phrase
in vi·​no ve·​ri·​tas | \ in-wē-nō-ˈwā-ri-ˌtäs How to pronounce in vino veritas (audio) \

Definition of in vino veritas

: in wine, truth : a person is more truthful when inebriated

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“In vino veritas.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20vino%20veritas. Accessed 1 Jul. 2022.

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