Definition of vermouth in English:


Line breaks: ver|mouth
Pronunciation: /ˈvəːməθ
, vəˈmuːθ


[mass noun]
  • A red or white wine flavoured with aromatic herbs, chiefly made in France and Italy and drunk mixed with gin.
    More example sentences
    • Deglaze with the white wine and vermouth and reduce slightly.
    • Add the herbs and wine or vermouth and boil briskly until the liquid has almost evaporated.
    • This bill covers dessert wine, sherry, vermouth, port - the drinks of the matriarchs, shall we say.


from French vermout, from German Wermut 'wormwood'.

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