stem·​ware | \ ˈstem-ˌwer How to pronounce stemware (audio) \

Definition of stemware

: glass hollowware mounted on a stem

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Recent Examples on the Web There's a reason drinks are served in glass stemware at fancy dinner parties and not disposable solo cups. Olivia Harrison,, "14 Irresistibly Chic Glass Water Bottles For Every Type Of Hydrator," 6 Jan. 2020 All the cooking pots, silverware, stemware and plates would be done. cleveland, "Dear Annie: How do I get through the grief of losing my wife and son?," 27 Dec. 2019 These are most likely inexpensive department store stemware. Washington Post, "To heighten wine’s flavors, you need the right glass. But you only need one.," 18 Oct. 2019 Wine glasses and other stemware don't have to take up valuable cabinet space. Kaitlin Menza, House Beautiful, "This Zen Chicago Kitchen Has So Much Hidden Functionality," 9 Sep. 2019 And swap out your glass bottles and stemware for plastic or acrylic versions. Candace Braun Davison, House Beautiful, "This Outdoor Wine Table Lets You Enjoy Happy Hour Anywhere," 23 July 2018 If a full-service move is not an option, an alternative is to let the movers pack specific items of concern, such as china, stemware, and artwork. Charles Curkin, ELLE Decor, "The 10 Commandments for Hiring Movers, According to a Pro," 17 July 2019 There are several different types of stemware and tumblers, which may be interchanged from drink to drink. Vanessa Lawrence, ELLE Decor, "Kumiko Is a New Bar in Chicago That Will Instantly Transport You to Japan," 11 June 2019 Some of the cloudy, bubbly ice could be as fragile as crystal stemware. Jon Gertner, WIRED, "The Top Secret Cold War Project That Pulled Climate Science From the Ice," 12 June 2019

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First Known Use of stemware

1892, in the meaning defined above

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“Stemware.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Feb. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of stemware

: drinking glasses that have a long stem between the bowl and the base

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