Definition of Prosecco in English:

Share this entry


Pronunciation: /prə(ʊ)ˈsɛkəʊ/


[mass noun] trademark in the UK
A sparkling white wine from the Veneto region of NE Italy.
Example sentences
  • Four months after the factory takes your order, you can be sipping Prosecco in an herb garden off your kitchen.
  • And for white I always have Prosecco in the fridge.
  • The quality varies wildly and can range from frizzante (lightly sparkling) Prosecco from the tap to more refined bottled versions.


Italian, probably from Prosecco, a town near Trieste.

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: Pro|secco

Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

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