noun (plural whiskeys)
- 1 (also whisky) (plural whiskies) A spirit distilled from malted grain, especially barley or rye.More example sentences
- When they returned home they took bottles of whisky and vodka back with them and another row ensued.
- We take our water and mix it with malted barley or grain to make a drink called whisky.
- Maymond later told officers he had had six cans of lager, a bottle of whisky and had smoked a joint.
- 2A code word representing the letter W, used in radio communication.More example sentences
- I AM EN I SPELL ECHO NOVEMBER EN ROUTE I SPELL ROMEO OSCAR UNIFORM TANGO ECHO ROUTE TO I SPELL TANGO OSCAR TO YOUR LOCATION WITH TWO I SPELL TANGO WHISKEY OSCAR TWO ANTENNAS PERIOD.
early 18th century: abbreviation of obsolete whiskybae, variant of usquebaugh.
Is it whiskey or whisky? Note that the British and Canadian spelling is without the e , so that properly one would write of Scotch whisky and Canadian whisky , but Kentucky bourbon whiskey and Irish whiskey .
More definitions of whiskeyDefinition of whiskey in:
- The British & World English dictionary