What does Whiskey mean?

Here's a list of possible definitions for the term Whiskey:

Princeton's WordNet

  1. whiskey, whisky(noun)

    a liquor made from fermented mash of grain


  1. whiskey(Noun)

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

  2. whiskey(Noun)

    A drink of whiskey.

  3. whiskey(Noun)

    The letter W in the ICAO spelling alphabet.

  4. Origin: 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

  2. Whiskey(noun)

    alt. of Whisky

  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

  4. Origin: [Ir. or Gael. uisge water (perhaps akin to E. wash, water) in uisgebeatha whiskey, properly, water of life. Cf. Usquebaugh.]


  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

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