wine and dine

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of wine and dine

: to entertain (someone) at a restaurant with good food, wine, etc.
  • The company wined and dined the prospective clients.

Word by Word Definitions

wine play
  1. : the alcoholic fermented juice of fresh grapes used as a beverage

  2. : wine or a substitute used in Christian communion services

  3. : the alcoholic usually fermented juice of a plant product (such as a fruit) used as a beverage

  1. : to drink wine

  2. : to give wine to

dine play
  1. : to take dinner

  2. : to give a dinner to

  1. : dinner


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