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or winey

[wahy-nee] /ˈwaɪ ni/
adjective, winier, winiest.
of, like, or characteristic of wine.
affected by wine.
Origin of winy
1350-1400; Middle English; see wine, -y1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The weather has turned quite warm again, with glorious spring days of winy and heart-tugging sunlight and cool and starry nights.

    The Prairie Mother Arthur Stringer
  • In the meantime (we said) why do you not drink the rich and winy liquor which your vessel contains?

    Pipefuls Christopher Morley
  • The surprising horror had reduced everyone to soberness: all tipsiness, all winy drowsiness, had passed away.

    Debts of Honor Maurus Jkai
British Dictionary definitions for winy


adjective winier, winiest
a variant spelling of winey
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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