Definition of sangria in English:



  • A Spanish drink of red wine mixed with lemonade, fruit, and spices.

    • ‘Alternatively you can drink sangria or a Valencian variation on that composition.’
    • ‘The lunch menu featured two Molson Drys for $6 and in the evening there's a whole host of alcoholic beverages to sample, from sangria to daiquiris.’
    • ‘A white wine sangria works with chicken and seafood.’
    • ‘She was a terrible drunk, and would drink anything, cheap sangria, bad beer, expensive champagne, it didn't matter.’
    • ‘Diners come for good food, good wine, and good sangria.’
    • ‘That being said, they have great sangria and sake Martinis.’
    • ‘The first time I got really drunk was on sangria and Sambuca, then after that we'd just buy beer.’
    • ‘Noelie said he ended up drinking sangria on Friday night at the disco on the lawn but he was also of the opinion the ‘town wasn't making money’.’
    • ‘Food leans towards European bistro style, while the devilishly handsome bartenders make mean margaritas and fantastic sangria.’
    • ‘By this time she was permanently in a wheelchair, but still full of life and very fond of sangria and flirting with Spanish waiters.’
    • ‘Another use for peaches is in a white wine sangria.’
    • ‘Tickets in hand, I led the way to the bar, attended again by volunteers, who cheerily poured and served us our selections of sangria, sake and beer.’
    • ‘We sat beneath the streetlights until the bar closed down, enjoying life's passing parade, the warm night air, and cold Spanish sangria.’
    • ‘Just imagine a place where you can dance all day in your swimsuit, drink sangria or vodka-Red Bull and listen to the best dance music around.’
    • ‘On the day of the gathering, she presented sangria chilled with a dazzling ice ring made from tropical fruits and island nectars.’
    • ‘We've chosen seven wines that come in convenient 1.5-liter bottles, please every palate, taste refreshing when cold, and keep their personality intact when turned into sangrias and spritzers.’
    • ‘Drinks include a variety of margaritas, sangria, tequila, rum and, if you don't drink alcohol, strawberry and mango smoothies.’
    • ‘Salsa dancing, Spanish food, from tapas to sangria, and music will be on offer.’
    • ‘In addition to imported cerveza and wine-free sangria that makes you wonder if such a thing should actually exist, there are a couple of Mexican beverages to hydrate you.’
    • ‘We got pitchers of mojitos and sangria, and I was tipsy in about three minutes.’


Spanish, literally bleeding; compare with sangaree.