wine·​glass | \ ˈwīn-ˌglas How to pronounce wineglass (audio) \

Definition of wineglass

: a stemware drinking glass for wine

Examples of wineglass in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Ramona, your drink order is just a vodka-soda in a wineglass? Brian Moylan, Vulture, 29 June 2021 Lauren refilled her wineglass while Gabe opened the window so that her parents could jump into the living room. Simon Rich, The New Yorker, 30 Nov. 2020 Often the games are interrupted by a family dog barking in the background, an internet connection failing or a wineglass tragically going empty. Hugo Martín, Los Angeles Times, 28 Nov. 2020 This is why a singer can shiver a wineglass into fragments by holding a particular note—but only that note, and no other. The Economist, 17 Oct. 2020 Harris stepped to the front of the room and clinked a wineglass. Andrew Marantz, The New Yorker, 19 Aug. 2019 Dear Readers: To make a pretty, unique centerpiece, a wineglass with a stem, when turned upside down, can become a stand for a short candle. Washington Post, 28 Nov. 2019 Hebden, a former policeman, held an empty wineglass in his lap. Sam Knight, The New Yorker, 25 Oct. 2019 But within hours, hundreds of alerts began popping up on their phones: emojis of whiskey pours, clinking champagne flutes, sloshing beer mugs, martinis, and red wineglasses. Shane Goldmacher,, 7 Mar. 2020

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First Known Use of wineglass

1613, in the meaning defined above

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“Wineglass.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Sep. 2021.

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