What does vodka mean?

Definitions for vodkaˈvɒd kə

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. vodka(noun)

    unaged colorless liquor originating in Russia


  1. vodka(Noun)

    A clear distilled alcoholic liquor made from grain mash

  2. vodka(Noun)

    A serving of the above beverage

  3. vodka(Noun)

    Neutral spirits distilled (or treated after distillation) so as to have no distinctive character, aroma, taste or color

  4. Origin: , meaning water, plus the diminutive suffix . Historical documentary research of V. Pokhlyobkin suggests the derivation via the usage "dilution (of distillate) with water", as used in expressions "vodka of grain wine" and similar; хлебное вино is an archaic Russian name for vodka.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vodka(noun)

    a Russian drink distilled from rye

  2. Origin: [Russ.]


  1. Vodka

    Vodka is a distilled beverage composed primarily of water and ethanol, sometimes with traces of impurities and flavorings. Vodka is made by the distillation of fermented substances such as grains, potatoes, or sometimes fruits or sugar. Traditionally prepared vodkas had an alcoholic content of 40% by volume. Today, the standard Ukrainian, Polish, Russian, Latvian and Lithuanian vodkas are 40% alcohol by volume or 80 proof. The European Union has established a minimum of 37.5% ABV for any "European vodka" to be named as such. Products sold as vodka in the United States must have an alcoholic content of 30% or more. For homemade vodkas and distilled beverages referred to as "moonshine", see moonshine by country. Vodka is traditionally drunk neat in the vodka belt countries of Eastern Europe and around the Baltic Sea. It is also commonly used in cocktails and mixed drinks, such as the Bloody Mary, Screwdriver, Sex on the Beach, Moscow Mule, White Russian, Black Russian, vodka tonic, and in a vodka martini.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Vodka

    vōd′ka, n. a Russian spirit, properly distilled from rye, but sometimes from potatoes. [Russ., 'brandy,' dim. of voda, water.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of vodka in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of vodka in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. The Nazis:

    He gave me a bottle of vodka, that's all he had.

  2. Brian Facquet of Prohibition Distilling:

    What separates well vodka from premium vodka is oil and sugar.

  3. Ric Flair:

    I work every day. I drink a beer in the car, I get to the hotel and I drink vodka.

  4. Emilia Clarke:

    They just kept giving me vodka, that’s me drunk. That’s me Photoshopped and drunk.

  5. Zoe Zambakides:

    In vodka and gin, the barriers to entry depend entirely on how you want to do something.

Images & Illustrations of vodka

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