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vino Line breaks: vino
Pronunciation: /ˈviːnəʊ/

Definition of vino in English:

noun (plural vinos)

[mass noun] informal
Wine, typically that which is cheap or of inferior quality.
Example sentences
  • Cook a meal for two and share it bistro-style, complete with candles, freshly picked flowers and a bottle of cheap vino!
  • One member of our party was allergic to the sulfates in cheap red vino, so she ordered a bottle of San Pellegrino.
  • Christmas Day can be a maelstrom, so don't complicate things with your choice of vino.

Origin

Spanish and Italian, 'wine'.

Words that rhyme with vino

albino, bambino, babycino, beano, Borodino, Borsalino, cappuccino, casino, chino, Comino, concertino, Filipino, fino, Gino, keno, Ladino, Latino, Leno, maraschino, merino, Monte Cassino, Navarino, neutrino, Pacino, palomino, pecorino, Reno, San Marino, Sansovino, Torino, Trevino, Valentino, Zeno

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