sloe gin

  1. a cordial or liqueur made from gin flavored with sloes.

Origin of sloe gin

First recorded in 1890–95

Words Nearby sloe gin Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use sloe gin in a sentence

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

  • Cool slightly and add one-half cup Sherry, three tablespoons sloe gin and a sprinkle of salt.

    Fifty-Two Sunday Dinners | Elizabeth O. Hiller
  • Only Mr. Chappie and Gaffer Lezzard entered the house and had a wineglass or two of some special sloe gin.

    Children of the Mist | Eden Phillpotts
  • The manufacture of sloe gin is as simple as that of cherry brandy.

    Cakes & Ale | Edward Spencer
  • Properly matured sloe gin should be the colour of full-bodied port wine.

    Cakes & Ale | Edward Spencer

British Dictionary definitions for sloe gin

sloe gin

  1. gin flavoured with sloe juice

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