wino


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win·o

 (wī′nō)
n. pl. win·os Slang
An indigent wine-drinking alcoholic.

wino

(ˈwaɪnəʊ)
n, pl -os
(Brewing) informal a person who habitually drinks wine as a means of getting drunk

win•o

(ˈwaɪ noʊ)

n., pl. win•os.
a person who is addicted to wine, esp. a derelict.
[1915–20, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.wino - a chronic drinkerwino - a chronic drinker      
alcoholic, alky, boozer, dipsomaniac, lush, souse, soaker - a person who drinks alcohol to excess habitually
imbiber, juicer, toper, drinker - a person who drinks alcoholic beverages (especially to excess)
Translations

wino

[ˈwaɪnəʊ] Nalcohólico/a m/f

wino

[ˈwaɪnəʊ] nalcoolo mf

wino

n (inf)Penner m (inf), → Saufbruder m (inf)
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