Definition of glögg in English:


(also glugg)


mass noun
  • A type of Scandinavian mulled wine made with brandy, almonds, raisins, and spices.

    • ‘It's very traditional to get together for that and drink glögg (warmed spiced wine with almonds and raisins) and eat ‘Lussekatter’, saffron buns.’
    • ‘We got rice porridge (Santa-porridge, as it's called here), Christmas ham, great bread, lucia-saffron buns, gingerbread cookies and glögg - traditional Swedish Christmas food.’
    • ‘On the Friday evening, we walked around Tivoli, admiring the beautiful fairy lights and watching all the happy Danes enjoying the rides, stalls and glögg.’
    • ‘There was glögg with ginger cookies, beer and snaps and a bake sale of really great goodies.’
    • ‘There were even kindly people offering pepparkaka (ginger biscuits) and plastic cups of glögg (low alcohol mulled wine).’
    • ‘Enjoy coffee, tea and soft drinks, glögg with ginger cookies, bake sale and lottery, smörgasbord and hot dogs, beer and snaps, candies and Father Christmas, handicrafts and ‘lucky dip.’’