What does whiskey mean?

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ˈʰwɪs ki, ˈwɪs-whiskey

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. whiskey, whiskynoun

    a liquor made from fermented mash of grain


  1. whiskeynoun

    A distilled alcoholic liquor made from fermented grain, usually aged by storing in oak barrels.

  2. whiskeynoun

    A drink of whiskey.

  3. whiskeynoun

    The letter W in the ICAO spelling alphabet.

  4. 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

  2. Whiskeynoun

    alt. of Whisky

  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

  4. 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. Thomas Edison:

    As a cure for worrying, work is better than whiskey.

  2. 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.

  3. Robert E. Lee:

    I like whiskey. I always did, and that is why I never drink it.

  4. Mark Walhberg:

    If I was going to be doing anything in the spirits space that really reflected my upbringing, my childhood, it would be Irish Whiskey being an Irish Catholic from Boston. But my interest is really to support them and what they've created.

  5. August McGregor:

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