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Definition of "vintage" []

  • The yield of wine or grapes from a vineyard or district during one season. (noun)
  • Wine, usually of high quality, identified as to year and vineyard or district of origin. (noun)
  • The year or place in which a wine is bottled. (noun)
  • The harvesting of a grape crop. (noun)
  • The initial stages of winemaking. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "vintage" in a sentence
  • "- "Most SF of a certain vintage is contaminated by the Marxist notion that history is the sum of deterministic, predictable forces.""
  • "Ms. Macklowe was dressed in what she called "vintage Rodarte"—"Does that make me old?" she asked—and shoes by Louis Vuitton, "the ones Madonna wore.""
  • "Happy Birthday from New Jersey USA - I hope your vintage is a good one this year."