wineglass

[wahyn-glas, -glahs]

noun

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

RELATED WORDS


Nearby words

  1. wine steward,
  2. wine tasting,
  3. wine-colored,
  4. wineberry,
  5. winebibber,
  6. wineglassful,
  7. winegrower,
  8. winegrowing,
  9. winehouse,
  10. winemaker

Origin of wineglass

First recorded in 1700–10; wine + glass

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British Dictionary definitions for wineglass

wineglass

noun

a glass drinking vessel, typically having a small bowl on a stem, with a flared foot
Also called: wineglassful the amount that such a glass will hold
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