blush wine
noun Date: 1985 any of various pinkish table wines

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • blush wine — n. any of certain wines similar in style to dry white wine although slightly pink in color: made like rosé from red wine grapes, and often named by the grape s name preceded by “white,” as white zinfandel …   English World dictionary

  • blush wine — blush′ wine′ n. vin rosé • Etymology: 1980–85 …   From formal English to slang

  • blush wine — noun pinkish table wine from red grapes whose skins were removed after fermentation began • Syn: ↑pink wine, ↑rose, ↑rose wine • Hypernyms: ↑wine, ↑vino * * * noun : any of various pinkish table wines * * * a pale …   Useful english dictionary

  • blush wine — a pale pink wine resembling white wine in taste, made from red grapes by removing the skins from the must before fermentation is completed. [1980 85] * * * …   Universalium

  • blush — /blʌʃ / (say blush) verb (i) 1. to redden as from embarrassment, shame, or modesty. 2. to feel shame (at, for, etc.). 3. (of the sky, flowers, etc.) to become rosy. –verb (t) 4. to make red; flush. 5. to make known by a blush. –noun 6. a… …   Australian English dictionary

  • blush — blushful, adj. blushfully, adv. blushfulness, n. blushingly, adv. blushless, adj. /blush/, v.i. 1. to redden, as from embarrassment or shame: He blushed when they called him a conquering hero. 2. to feel shame or embarrassment (often fol. by at… …   Universalium

  • blush — [[t]blʌʃ[/t]] v. i. 1) to redden, as from embarrassment 2) to feel shame or embarrassment (often fol. by at or for) 3) (of the sky, flowers, etc.) to become rosy 4) (of new house paint or lacquer) to become cloudy or dull, esp. through moisture… …   From formal English to slang

  • wine — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. the grape; drink, liquor; drinking, intoxication; stimulant, alcohol; nectar. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. wine colored, maroon, dark red, grape; see red . n. Varieties of wine include: fine, sparkling …   English dictionary for students

  • Wine Spectator — Infobox Magazine title =Wine Spectator image size = 250px image caption = publisher = M. Shanken Communications category = Wine magazine total circulation = circulation year = frequency = 16 issues per year language = English editor = editor… …   Wikipedia

  • blush — verb 1》 become red in the face through shyness, embarrassment, or shame. 2》 literary be or become pink or pale red. noun 1》 an instance of blushing. 2》 literary a pink or pale red tinge. 3》 a wine with a slight pink tint made in the manner of… …   English new terms dictionary

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