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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  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. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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?’.

  4. 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.

  5. Ronald Maughan:

    Beer would result in less water loss than whiskey, because you are ingesting more fluid with beer, strong alcoholic drinks will dehydrate, dilute alcoholic drinks will not.

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