What does whiskey mean?

Definitions for whiskey
ˈʰwɪs ki, ˈwɪs-whiskey

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. whiskey, whiskynoun

    a liquor made from fermented mash of grain

Wiktionary

  1. whiskeynoun

    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. whiskeynoun

    A drink of whiskey.

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

  3. whiskeynoun

    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. Whiskeynoun

    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. Whiskeynoun

    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. Whiskeynoun

    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.]

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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. The Democratic governor:

    It’s all those young people coming and they look at marijuana and say, ‘hey, we can drink whiskey, why can’t we have a legalized system with marijuana?’.

  2. 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.

  3. Mike Elliott:

    Whiskey 7 has a soul of her own. A spirit. You can feel it, just getting in this aircraft and hearing the engine start up, man, you just get this bone-chilling feeling that goes through your body. It's an overwhelming experience.

  4. August McGregor:

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  5. Jake Owen:

    I mean it's hard to go out there and open up a bottle of dark, you know, root whiskey or rum, and when it’s hot outside.

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