prosecco

noun
pro·​sec·​co | \ prō-ˈse-kō How to pronounce prosecco (audio) \
plural proseccos

Definition of prosecco

: a dry Italian sparkling wine

Examples of prosecco in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Mionetto prosecco buckets starting at 10 a.m. A $16 brunch buffet features omelets, biscuits and ham. Samantha Nelson, chicagotribune.com, 7 Apr. 2022 Tcherassi and her guests mingled steps away from the ocean where the boutique is situated, while shopping and sipping prosecco. Marykate Boylan, Town & Country, 2 Mar. 2022 This is pure prosecco fun from a family that has been making wine in Italy since Mary Queen of Scots was in swaddling clothes. Michael Alberty | For The Oregonian/oregonlive, oregonlive, 15 Jan. 2022 The favorite, though, is Blitzen 2.0, a prosecco cocktail that pops with ginger and bright lemon, because who doesn’t want fizz at this time of year? Washington Post, 10 Dec. 2021 On Friday nights, especially after a long week, the family often congregates within it for a bath time party fueled by prosecco for the adults and, for the children, the serotonin-inducing color scheme. New York Times, 15 Mar. 2022 Cheap prosecco in honor of the Roys’ soon-to-be stepdad, sad pool beer, Tom and Shiv’s disgusting Germanic wine, and Tom’s prison-toilet wine (don’t forget to burp it). Rebecca Alter, Vulture, 11 Dec. 2021 Day with your girlfriends or that special someone in the historic 1895 mansion with sweets, savories, and unlimited cups of tea courtesy of Louisville Tea Company and a glass of prosecco. Gege Reed, The Courier-Journal, 8 Feb. 2022 Sitting in a New York City hotel room with a plastic flute full of prosecco and strappy black Manolo Blahnik heels resting near her bare feet, Issa Rae looks like the kind of woman who would have petrified an earlier avatar of herself. Hannah Giorgis, The Atlantic, 24 Dec. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of prosecco

1881, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for prosecco

Italian, a grape variety, probably from Prosecco (Prosek), town near Trieste

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The first known use of prosecco was in 1881

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16 Apr 2022

Cite this Entry

“Prosecco.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/prosecco. Accessed 20 May. 2022.

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