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wino

slang An alcoholic, especially one who chronically or habitually drinks wine. There are always a couple of winos who hang around the liquor store looking for handouts. I'm starting to suspect that Alex's mom might be a wino, judging by the way she drinks every time we all get together.

wino

(ˈwɑɪno)
1. n. wine. How about a little more wino?
2. n. a wine drunkard. I gave the wino some money to help him stop the shakes.
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He has also sent an email about "winos in the city centre" to all members of the chamber.
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