[ US /ˈwinoʊ/ ]
  1. a chronic drinker
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  • The audience, all men, look sheepish, except for Mr. Winogrand, who stands with his Leica at the ready, his expression showing him concentrated on getting the best shot. The Self and Others
  • Throw into the mix a few anti-social neds, winos and prisoners newly released from the three prisons up on Portland, and it's no wonder that the station has a reputation for trouble.
  • I'm a fan of wine, but I don't call myself a wino (though others might).
  • The binding is of brown cordwain, all edges are gilt, and there are etchings by Gwinoc, hand-tinted. The Shadow of the Torturer
  • After the one-sided conversation was concluded Winthrop had his personal shame and sorrow to contend with, and the unshaven grin of the grizzly wino who asked for money.
  • The stereotyped old winos - maybe like your Altoona man - they stuck to themselves, too. A RODENT OF DOUBT
  • Really, the word quipu scarcely enters the English language at all, unlike quinine or the edible seed quinoa, which if its current popularity continues may well end up pronounced kwiNOa in English KEENwah is preferred for the time being. QUIPU.
  • Scruton is generally not a writer I'd wish to be heard quoting, but whatever else he may be, he's no slouch when it comes to wine, and the first part of the book combines a memoir of his development as a "wino" (his word) with some useful tips and unexpected factoids. Books news, reviews and author interviews |
  • Sporting "Save Voegeli" buttons, students packed school board meetings, and along with fellow teachers and parents, appealed to the Winona board not to terminate what they described as a gifted teacher. Local News
  • R. Warington, J.T. Schloessing, C.A. Müntz and others had proved that nitrification was promoted by some organism, when Winogradsky hit on the happy idea of isolating the organism by using gelatinous silica, and so avoiding the difficulties which Warington had shown to exist with the organism in presence of organic nitrogen, owing to its refusal to nitrify on gelatine or other nitrogenous media. Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 2 "Baconthorpe" to "Bankruptcy"
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