winey

adjective win·ey \ˈwī-ne\

Definition of winey

winier

winiest

  1. 1 :  having the taste or qualities of wine <a winey sauce>

  2. 2 of the air :  crisply fresh :  exhilarating

Examples of winey in a sentence

  1. beef in a winey sauce

14th Century

First Known Use of winey

14th century

Variants of winey

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\ˈwī-ne\

WINEY Defined for English Language Learners

winey

adjective win·ey \ˈwī-ne\

Definition of winey for English Language Learners

  • : made with wine or having the flavor of wine


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