or glogg

[ gluhg, gloo g; Swedish glœg ]
/ glʌg, glʊg; Swedish glœg /


a hot wine punch containing brandy or aquavit and traditionally flavored with almonds, raisins, cloves, and cinnamon.

Origin of glögg

< Swedish, shortening of glödgat vin mulled wine (glödgat, past participle of glödga to mull, heat up, derivative of glöd ember; vin wine)
Can be confusedglögg glug Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for glogg


/ (ɡlɒɡ) /


a hot alcoholic mixed drink, originally from Sweden, consisting of sweetened brandy, red wine, bitters or other flavourings, and blanched almonds

Word Origin for glogg

from Swedish glögg, from glödga to burn
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