Definition of glühwein in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈɡluːvʌɪn/
Pronunciation: /ˈɡlyːvaɪn/


[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.


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

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