follow Dictionary.com

How Well Do You Know English Slang?

glögg

[gluhg, gloo g; Swedish glœg] /glʌg, glʊg; Swedish glœg/
noun
1.
a hot wine punch containing brandy or aquavit and traditionally flavored with almonds, raisins, cloves, and cinnamon.
Also, glogg.
Origin
< Swedish, shortening of glödgat vin mulled wine (glödgat, past participle of glödga to mull, heat up, derivative of glöd ember; vin wine)
Can be confused
glögg, glug.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for glögg

glogg

/ɡlɒɡ/
noun
1.
a hot alcoholic mixed drink, originally from Sweden, consisting of sweetened brandy, red wine, bitters or other flavourings, and blanched almonds
Word Origin
from Swedish glögg, from glödga to burn
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for glögg

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for glögg

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for glögg