- champ at the bit,
- champagne socialist,
Origin of champagne
Examples from the Web for champagne
His keepers fed the beast copious amounts of port, Champagne, and whiskey to pacify the persnickety pachyderm.Zebra Finches, Dolphins, Elephants, and More Animals Under the Influence|Bill Schulz|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Take one part Kim Kardashian, perhaps our most polarizing superstar, and add oil and champagne.
Champagne, which is also acidic, offers a nice complement to anything from tuna tartare to beef bourguignon.
Champagne should be fun and you should savor every moment of it.
That means that Champagne is fermented a second time in the bottle when sealed closed, which naturally produces the bubbles.
Oh, my dear, he's asked me to champagne and lobster at your house—his house!
I have utterly left off my champagne, and, I think, with good results.The Letters of Charles Dickens|Charles Dickens
As for me, I would not change the bleakest of them for the province of Champagne.Doom Castle|Neil Munro
When dessert was on the table and port took the place of champagne he lapsed into a philosophic mood.The Island Mystery|George A. Birmingham
I know I shall break down and have a woodcock and some champagne.Ayala's Angel|Anthony Trollope
- a colour varying from a pale orange-yellow to a greyish-yellow
- (as adjective)a champagne carpet
Word Origin for champagne
1660s, from French, short for vin de Champagne "wine made in Champagne," former province in northwest France, literally "open country" (see campaign (n.)). Originally any wine from this region, focused to the modern meaning late 18c.