stem·​ware ˈstem-ˌwer How to pronounce stemware (audio)
: glass hollowware mounted on a stem

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web This stemware collection by seasoned hostess and attorney Lillian Alexander will give your next gathering a stunning refresh. Darian Symoné Harvin, Los Angeles Times, 21 Apr. 2022 Storage includes two tall shelves for spirits and barware and five stemware racks. Rachel Klein, Popular Mechanics, 15 Feb. 2023 Make your Galentine’s Day celebration even more festive with chic rosé-colored stemware. Kate Mcgregor, ELLE Decor, 17 Jan. 2023 So serve your drinks in your loveliest stemware or fancy glasses from your bar. Dana Mcmahan, The Courier-Journal, 3 Jan. 2023 This nifty gadget keeps wine perfectly chilled down to the very last drop — and in your own favorite stemware. Alesandra Dubin, Woman's Day, 27 Dec. 2022 These colored stemware glasses are bold, beautiful, and would be perfect for a special occasion or paired with a special bottle of wine for a bigger gift. Olivia Muenter, Peoplemag, 19 Dec. 2022 It’s not quite ready for stemware at this point, though. Avery Hurt, Discover Magazine, 15 Oct. 2021 From twinkle string lights and balloon arches to shimmery garland and colored stemware, there’s something for every host who wants to plan the best (and last) party of the year. Christina Montoya Fiedler, Woman's Day, 8 Dec. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1892, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of stemware was in 1892

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Cite this Entry

“Stemware.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Mar. 2023.

Kids Definition


stem·​ware ˈstem-ˌwa(ə)r How to pronounce stemware (audio)
: glass vessels (as goblets) mounted on a stem
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