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Word of the Day – Snifter (noun)

2017年3月16日

snifter – (Noun)

A balloon brandy glass

 

Sample Sentence(s)

Some people drink brandy from a straight glass but I prefer to drink brandy from a snifter.

 

Synonym –  snifter

Glass, balloon glass,

 

Etymology – snifter

Meaning "large bulbous stemmed glass for drinking brandy" is from 1937.

Visual Explanation

The image shows a variety of different sizes, and colours, of snifters.

  

Please note I am English and can only give you the British English definition of a word - this is what I know and use daily. Any mistakes are my own.

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