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Definition of "wino" []

  • Slang An indigent wine-drinking alcoholic. (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 "wino" in a sentence
  • "Or maybe because of the economy a more refined wino is developing in our culture."
  • "While there may be a whole group of Californian winemakers that dedicate their abilities to recreating Old-World styles of wine-they call themselves the Rhone Rangers-in general, the style of Californian wine that has won over the taste buds of so many a wino is the ripe, fruit-driven, New-World style."
  • "The wino is the supersymmetric partner of a particle called the W boson."