Share this entry

Share this page

glühwein

Line breaks: glüh|wein
Pronunciation: /ˈɡluːvʌɪn
 
, ˈɡlyːvaɪn/

Definition of glühwein in English:

noun

[mass noun]
Mulled wine.
Example sentences
  • O'Tuama's cafe in Clonmel's Market Square should give away ‘artistic cookies’ and Glühwein next month.
  • In Germany I've been served Glühwein during Advent, i.e. the four to five weeks before Christmas.
  • Christkindl's Glühwein is a type of mulled-wine which still today is produced according to old-world tradition.

Origin

German, from glühen 'to mull' + Wein 'wine'.

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day jaunt
Pronunciation: dʒɔːnt
noun
a short excursion or journey made for pleasure