noun (plural winos)informal
A person who drinks excessive amounts of cheap wine or other alcohol, especially one who is homeless.
More example sentences
- Oh yeah, did you hear the one about the wino and the alcoholic who go to the liquor store together?
- People assume this because winos appear drunk quite a lot of the time, tend to favor the higher-proof beers and wines, and are willing to drink mouthwash and aftershave.
- I was sad to see two very young lads drinking Buckfast wine, well on the road to becoming winos.
Definition of wino in:
- The US English dictionary