- a social gathering at which wine is the major beverage.
- a party, especially one held by university students, for drinking wine.
verb (used with object), wined, win·ing.
verb (used without object), wined, win·ing.
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Idioms for wine
Origin of wine
OTHER WORDS FROM winewineless, adjectivewinish, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH winewine , whine
Example sentences from the Web for wine
Smelling spices toasting over a fire you’ve made and watching the steam start to gather above a pot full of wine and autumn fruit — well, the world isn’t offering too many good things right now, but this feels like one.This cocktail can keep you warm around the fire pit — and you can make it there, too|M. Carrie Allan|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
This would be an excellent wine to ease your way into a Thanksgiving dinner over an assortment of appetizers.Food-friendly wines to pair with your Thanksgiving dishes|Dave McIntyre|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
Made in the beaujolais method, the wine is young, fresh and raw, obviously untouched by oak and just a pure expression of good young fruit.We deserve ‘nouveau’ wine in 2020 — a vintage meant to be fun and drunk right away|Dave McIntyre|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
Tom Holland and Daisy Ridley star in Chaos Walking, a film adaptation of the award-wining trilogy by Patrick Ness.Daisy Ridley, Tom Holland are hunted on distant planet in Chaos Walking trailer|Jennifer Ouellette|November 19, 2020|Ars Technica
It was mostly the kind of thing I’d say when sipping wine with my girlfriends on a girls night out, when the conversation turned to our kids.Distance learning was a disaster. So I decided to teach my daughter myself.|Tracey Lewis-Giggetts|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
After Barclays, the delegates were wined and dined throughout the city.DINO Hunters Are Dreaming Hipster Dreams of the DNC in Brooklyn|David Freedlander|August 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Were you showered with gifts, wined and dined by your beloved?
One paper hinted that men had been known to sign papers when they had dined and wined too well.Baseball Joe Around the World|Lester Chadwick
And we have been feted and wined and dined as only mortals may be, who have fallen among long-time and well-tried friends.In to the Yukon|William Seymour Edwards
One or two motor parties had come out, dined sedately and wined moderately, and had gone back to the city again.K|Mary Roberts Rinehart
Indeed it was, for guests of all sorts and conditions were dined and wined to their hearts' content.Hero Stories from American History|Albert F. Blaisdell
Naarboveck well dined and wined could give him more time, and would be the easier to interview.A Nest of Spies|Pierre Souvestre
British Dictionary definitions for wine
- an alcoholic drink produced by the fermenting of grapes with water and sugarRelated adjectives: vinaceous, vinous
- an alcoholic drink produced in this way from other fruits, flowers, etcelderberry wine
- a dark red colour, sometimes with a purplish tinge
- (as adjective)wine-coloured