wine cooler
noun Date: 1815 1. a vessel or container in which wine is cooled 2. a usually carbonated beverage that contains a mixture of wine and fruit juice

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  • wine cooler — wine ,cooler noun count 1. ) AMERICAN an alcoholic drink made by mixing wine, fruit juice, and CARBONATED water 2. ) a container for putting a bottle of wine in to keep it cold …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • wine cooler — wine .cooler n AmE a drink made with wine, fruit juice, and water …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • wine cooler — n. a beverage consisting of wine, usually white, diluted with fruit juice or flavoring and carbonated water …   English World dictionary

  • Wine cooler — A wine cooler is an alcoholic beverage made from wine and fruit juice, often in combination with a carbonated beverage and sugar. Traditionally home made, beginning in the early 1980s, wine coolers have been bottled and sold by commercial… …   Wikipedia

  • wine cooler — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms wine cooler : singular wine cooler plural wine coolers 1) a container for putting a bottle of wine in to keep it cold 2) American an alcoholic drink made by mixing wine, fruit juice, and fizzy water …   English dictionary

  • wine cooler — wine′ cool er n. 1) a bucket for holding ice to chill a bottle of wine 2) vin a drink of wine, fruit juice, soda, and often flavorings • Etymology: 1805–15 …   From formal English to slang

  • wine cooler — wi·ne coo·ler loc.s.m.inv. ES ingl. {{wmetafile0}} bevanda a bassa gradazione alcolica, a base di vino, succo di frutta e zucchero {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: 1987. ETIMO: comp. di wine vino e cooler refrigeratore …   Dizionario italiano

  • wine cooler — 1. a bucket for holding ice to chill a bottle of wine. 2. a drink made of wine, fruit juice, carbonated water, and sometimes other flavorings. [1805 15] * * * …   Universalium

  • wine cooler — noun a) Any piece of equipment used to keep wine chilled. b) drink made from a mixture of wine, fruit juice and soda water …   Wiktionary

  • wine cooler — noun (C) 1 AmE a drink made with wine, fruit juice, and water 2 a special container that you put a bottle of wine into to make it cool …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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