wineglass

noun

wine·​glass ˈwīn-ˌglas How to pronounce wineglass (audio)
: a stemware drinking glass for wine

Examples of wineglass in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web He was tempted to snatch and drain her full wineglass. Lily Meyer, The Atlantic, 25 Mar. 2024 At that very moment, the barn door behind him opened, revealing a lavish dining room: candlelit tables stretching beneath glass chandeliers, wineglasses waiting to be filled, filet mignon on the menu made from cattle that once lived on the Colorado ranch. Jessica Testa, New York Times, 12 Sep. 2023 These stem wineglasses are not only pretty to look at, but also affordable for a set of six. Tatjana Freund, Harper's BAZAAR, 8 Sep. 2023 Small goblets, Champagne coupes, martini glasses, and stemless wineglasses can stand in with gorgeous results. Southern Living Test Kitchen, Southern Living, 1 July 2023 Whiskey is being poured into wineglasses, and the cheese plate has become an ashtray. Willy Staley, New York Times, 18 Apr. 2023 Or the gravitational waves could swirl around the black hole before dissipating in the same way that most sound waves dissipate after encountering a wineglass. Steve Nadis, Quanta Magazine, 4 Aug. 2022 Balenciaga jewelry, Balenciaga coasters, a Balenciaga dog bowl, Balenciaga wineglasses and champagne flutes, Balenciaga candles stuck into mock Balenciaga beer cans. Lauren Collins, The New Yorker, 20 Mar. 2023 Studied the bottom of a wineglass, perhaps. Tessa Hadley, The New Yorker, 26 July 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1613, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of wineglass was in 1613

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“Wineglass.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wineglass. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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