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Definition of "champagne" []

  • A sparkling white wine made from a blend of grapes, especially Chardonnay and pinot, produced in Champagne. (noun)
  • A similar sparkling wine made elsewhere. (noun)
  • A pale orange yellow to grayish yellow or yellowish gray. (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 "champagne" in a sentence
  • "You have heard the term champagne socialism, well this is it."
  • "People still feel that for really special occasions, the wine must have the word "champagne" on the label."
  • "“From time to time,” says Dr. Brandes, “there came over her what she calls her champagne-mood; she grieves that this is no longer the case with him.”"