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View synonyms for wineglass

wineglass

[ wahyn-glas, -glahs ]

noun

  1. a drinking glass, as a goblet, having a foot and a stem and used specifically for serving wine.


wineglass

/ ˈwaɪnˌɡlɑːs /

noun

  1. a glass drinking vessel, typically having a small bowl on a stem, with a flared foot
  2. Also calledwineglassful the amount that such a glass will hold


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Word History and Origins

Origin of wineglass1

First recorded in 1700–10; wine + glass

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Example Sentences

The Everly comes with a blanket, cutting board, wineglasses, flatware, cheese knife, and plates for four.

As soon as the meat is beginning to brown, pour a wineglass and a half of brandy into the saucepan, and set fire to it.

"The man you named," said Xenie, in a low voice, as she took the wineglass into her shaking hand.

He looked at his friend with a wry smile, then picked up his wineglass, looking at it quizzically.

Some you could put in a small wineglass, others measure nearly two feet across.

Moreover, at that precise moment an insinuating voice at my elbow asked me if I would have my wineglass filled again.

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