Definition of "oaky" [oak•y]

  • (adjective) Describing the taste of wine that has been aged in oak and acquired tannins from the wood.

Use "oaky" in a sentence

  • "And by close application to my book at night, my visage became considerally emaciated by extreme perspiration, having no lucubratory aparatus, no candle, no lamp, nor even light-wood, being chiefly raised in oaky woods."
  • "Plus, lately I’ve found markedly less interest in oaky flavors."
  • "We generally liked the crisp, lovely Chablis, but we found a few overly oaky, which is a bad trend that we noted the last time we did a broad tasting of Chablis."

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