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wino

[ wahy-noh ]
/ ˈwaɪ noʊ /
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noun, plural win·os.Informal: Disparaging and Offensive.
an indiscriminate drinker of wine or other readily available alcoholic beverages who is frequently intoxicated, especially a derelict who lives on the streets.
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Origin of wino

An Americanism dating back to 1915–20; wine + -o
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British Dictionary definitions for wino

wino
/ (ˈwaɪnəʊ) /

noun plural -os
informal a person who habitually drinks wine as a means of getting drunk
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