wino

[wahy-noh]
noun, plural winos. Informal.
a person who is addicted to wine, especially a derelict.

Origin:
1915–20, Americanism; wine + -o

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wino (ˈwaɪnəʊ)
 
n , pl -os
informal a person who habitually drinks wine as a means of getting drunk

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wino
1915, from wine + suffix as in bucko (1833) and kiddo (1896).
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Example sentences
Consider, for example, the difference between the wino and the wine connoisseur.
When a wino collapses at the train station, there is a fire truck accompanying the ambulance.
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