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?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    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. Casey Stengel:

    They say some of my stars drink whiskey. But I have found that the ones who drink milkshakes don't win many ballgames.

  2. Michael Veach:

    Brandy is the original craft distilling in America. The first brandy was made eight years before the first rye whiskey and well before bourbon.

  3. 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

  4. August McGregor:

    I ’m going to take over the Irish whiskey market, and this is delicious, so keep an eye out for it.

  5. Allen Katz:

    There’s still a great story to be told about rye whiskey as not only a resolute American spirit, but also a really interesting agricultural and cocktail context for New York.

Images & Illustrations of whiskey

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