sloe gin



a cordial or liqueur made from gin flavored with sloes.

Nearby words

  1. slobber,
  2. slobbery,
  3. slobby,
  4. slocum,
  5. sloe,
  6. sloe-eyed,
  7. slog,
  8. slogan,
  9. sloganeer,
  10. sloganeering

Origin of sloe gin

First recorded in 1890–95 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for sloe gin

  • Thus, at half-past ten, we find her officers drinking the toast of Deutschland unter Alles in sloe-gin.

  • The lady's carriage was often kept at a walking pace by these human slugs with their fill of sloe-gin.

    Furze the Cruel|John Trevena
  • The bottle of sloe-gin was getting low, and her spirits were proportionally high.

    Furze the Cruel|John Trevena

British Dictionary definitions for sloe gin

sloe gin


gin flavoured with sloe juice
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