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.
early 18th century: abbreviation of obsolete whiskybae, variant of usquebaugh.
Definition of whiskey in:
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