- an aromatized white wine in which herbs, roots, barks, bitters, and other flavorings have been steeped.
Origin of vermouth
Examples from the Web for vermouth
Campari, Vermouth, and elderflower have all been used throughout history to treat measles, inflammatory diseases, and more.Lights, Camera, Cocktails
September 11, 2011
But then I had another startling revelation—one that could not be so easily washed off with vermouth… 48.Life as the 'PC Guy'
The Daily Beast Video
November 9, 2009
He bundled them all into a wineshop where they took some vermouth.L'Assommoir
"All right, I'm going," replied Wulf, as he drank his fifth vermouth.A Royal Prisoner
There he could sit for an hour, and drink his vermouth and watch the Florentines.Aaron's Rod
D. H. Lawrence
Drink your vermouth, take that bundle of cigarettes, and hunt Zoug-Zoug else where.The Trespasser, Complete
It was her request for a vermouth that had prompted my sudden question.The Tower of Oblivion
- any of several wines containing aromatic herbs and some other flavourings
Word Origin and History for vermouth
1806, from French vermouth, from German Wermuth "wormwood," from Middle High German wermuot, from Old High German wermuota (see wormwood), name of the aromatic herb formerly used in the flavoring of the liqueur.