What does whiskey mean?

Definitions for whiskey
ˈʰwɪs ki, ˈwɪs-whiskey

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word whiskey.

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. 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.

  2. August McGregor:

    FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK FOR MORE FOX LIFESTYLE NEWS August McGregor did not specify when or where Notorious-branded whiskey will be available, but it’s not the first time the MMA fighter has ventured out of the ring to supplement his paycheck. In July, August McGregor announced plans to launch a clothing line with California-based designer David August, to be called August McGregor. I love fashion and I get to design clothes. It's like fighting, it's all about the small details.

  3. Conor McGregor:

    I come from a place called Crumlin, in Dublin 12. It’s a place dear to my heart. It’s where I learned how to fight; it made me who I am today. It’s a place I’m still very much a part of every single day of my life. So, that’s where the name came from. It’s proper Irish whiskey and twelve is my hometown, growing up on the streets of Dublin 12, I learned the values of loyalty and hard work. I respect other Irish whiskeys, but I am coming in strong, with passion and with purpose. I am the founder of this company and I am going to give it my all.

  4. Gayla Brumfield:

    People are going to have to understand that in the West, that old saying 'whiskey is for drinking, water is for fighting' that's where we are right now.

  5. Gordon Lightfoot:

    Got a whiskey cured guitar and no place is too far

Images & Illustrations of whiskey

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