vinous

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From Latin vinosus, from vīnum (wine).

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vinous (comparative more vinous, superlative most vinous)

  1. Pertaining to or having the characteristics of wine.
    • 2010, Christopher Hitchens, Hitch-22, Atlantic 2011, p. 254:
      It was a moment of bathos and anticlimax; a poor sequel to my smoke-ringed, vinous reverie on American grandeur the previous night.
  2. Tending to drink wine excessively.

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

vino +‎ -us

Noun[edit]

vinous

  1. obliqueness

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