Dubonnet

[ doo-buh-ney, dyoo- ]
/ ˌdu bəˈneɪ, ˌdyu- /

Trademark.

a brand of sweet, red or white, aromatized wine, used chiefly as an apéritif.

noun

(lowercase) a deep purple-red color.

adjective

(lowercase) of the color dubonnet.
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Examples from the Web for dubonnet

  • Her father listened to her, sipping his Dubonnet with an air of intense satisfaction.

    Rough-Hewn|Dorothy Canfield

British Dictionary definitions for dubonnet (1 of 2)

dubonnet

/ (djuːˈbɒneɪ) /

noun

  1. a dark purplish-red colour
  2. (as adjective)a dubonnet coat

Word Origin for dubonnet

from Dubonnet

British Dictionary definitions for dubonnet (2 of 2)

Dubonnet

/ (djuːˈbɒneɪ) /

noun

trademark a sweet usually red apéritif wine flavoured with quinine and cinchona
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