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 Harris stepped to the front of the room and clinked a wineglass. Andrew Marantz, The New Yorker, "Silicon Valley’s Crisis of Conscience," 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, "Hints From Heloise: Happy Thanksgiving!," 28 Nov. 2019 Hebden, a former policeman, held an empty wineglass in his lap. Sam Knight, The New Yorker, "How Brexit Will End," 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,, "The hidden Venmo economy of campaign staffers when their boss quits," 7 Mar. 2020 Ladle the panna cotta into six small bowls or wineglasses. CBS News, "The Dish: Chef Amanda Haas shares her signature recipes," 14 Sep. 2019 Each place is set with multiple wineglasses, which the waiters fill with an assortment of rare wines provided by an LBV member. Norman Vanamee, Town & Country, "How Sackler Became the Most Toxic Name in Philanthropy," 16 May 2019 Many of the photos are accompanied by reviews: five wineglass emoji for Miracle Creek by Angie Kim; four for Tayari Jones' Silver Sparrow. Dallas News, "Bookstagrammers and BookTubers changing the way people read," 26 Aug. 2019 Breaking the Glass The couple decided, as a gesture of inclusivity, to task Ms. Gottfried with stomping on the wineglass, traditionally a task for the groom. New York Times, "A Song in His Heart. It Was for Her.," 2 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of wineglass

1613, in the meaning defined above

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“Wineglass.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Sep. 2020.

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