What does Whiskey mean?

Definitions for Whiskey
ˈʰwɪs ki, ˈwɪs-Whiskey

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. whiskey, whisky(noun)

    a liquor made from fermented mash of grain

Wiktionary

  1. whiskey(Noun)

    A distilled alcoholic liquor made from fermented grain, usually aged by storing in oak barrels.

    Etymology: uisce beatha and uisge-beatha lit. 'water of life' (compare aquavit, from Latin aqua vitae).

  2. whiskey(Noun)

    A drink of whiskey.

    Etymology: uisce beatha and uisge-beatha lit. 'water of life' (compare aquavit, from Latin aqua vitae).

  3. whiskey(Noun)

    The letter W in the ICAO spelling alphabet.

    Etymology: uisce beatha and uisge-beatha lit. 'water of life' (compare aquavit, from Latin aqua vitae).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Whiskey(noun)

    same as Whisky, a liquor

    Etymology: [Ir. or Gael. uisge water (perhaps akin to E. wash, water) in uisgebeatha whiskey, properly, water of life. Cf. Usquebaugh.]

  2. Whiskey(noun)

    alt. of Whisky

    Etymology: [Ir. or Gael. uisge water (perhaps akin to E. wash, water) in uisgebeatha whiskey, properly, water of life. Cf. Usquebaugh.]

  3. Whiskey(noun)

    an intoxicating liquor distilled from grain, potatoes, etc., especially in Scotland, Ireland, and the United States. In the United States, whisky is generally distilled from maize, rye, or wheat, but in Scotland and Ireland it is often made from malted barley

    Etymology: [Ir. or Gael. uisge water (perhaps akin to E. wash, water) in uisgebeatha whiskey, properly, water of life. Cf. Usquebaugh.]

How to pronounce Whiskey?

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    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
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    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say Whiskey in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Whiskey in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Whiskey in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of Whiskey in a Sentence

  1. American Austin Tice:

    Spent the day at an FSA pool party with music by @taylorswift13, they even brought me whiskey. Hands down, best birthday ever.

  2. Don Marquis:

    Between the years of ninety-two and a hundred and two, however, we shall be the ribald, useless, drunken, outcast person we have always wished to be. We shall have a long white beard and long white hair; we shall not walk at all, but recline in a wheel chair and bellow for alcoholic beverages; in the winter we shall sit before the fire with our feet in a bucket of hot water, a decanter of corn whiskey near at hand, and write ribald songs against organized society; strapped to one arm of our chair will be a forty-five calibre revolver, and we shall shoot out the lights when we want to go to sleep, instead of turning them off; when we want air we shall throw a silver candlestick through the front window and be damned to it; we shall address public meetings in a vein of jocund malice. We shall but we dont wish to make any one envious of the good time that is coming to us We look forward to a disreputable, vigorous, unhonoured, and disorderly old age.

  3. Jeff Arnett:

    The story of the barrel is one of the overlooked crafts of whiskey-making.

  4. Conor McGregor:

    We created close to one hundred blends and ultimately selected what we knew was the one and only proper whiskey blend. We took the time to develop an incredible whiskey and I’m excited to share it with the world.

  5. Abraham Lincoln:

    Find out what whiskey he drinks and send all of my generals a case, if it will get the same results. - in reply to comments about General Grant's drinking problems

Images & Illustrations of Whiskey

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