Definition of sangaree in English:



  • [mass noun] A cold drink of wine mixed with water and spices.

    [count noun] ‘he was addicted to sangarees’
    • ‘The Sangaree dates back to colonial times and was a favorite of tavern-goers, along with grogs, flips, punches and mulled wines.’
    • ‘Though the British enjoyed sipping their rich Madeira after dinner, the fortified wine was transformed into a thirst quencher when mixed with cold water, sugar, nutmeg, and other exotic spices, known as a sangaree.’
    • ‘Portrait of Seale-Yearwood Esq shows a Barbados planter seated in front of a shadowy, brown-skinned man serving him sangaree.’


From Spanish sangría (see sangria).