Definition of wine cooler in US English:

wine cooler


  • 1A container for chilling a bottle of wine.

    • ‘Sideboards, too, often had cellarets (boxes in which wine bottles could reach room temperature) and wine coolers incorporated in cupboards and drawers.’
    • ‘A silver salver and a wine cooler were packed by mistake, he told police.’
    • ‘Acting on the desire for a drink from the wine cooler at a banquet is not always a good idea, nor is having such a desire. According to Aristotle, the good human being has a soul in which these functions are consistently done well.’
    • ‘Sometimes he sets himself problems, as in his picture, from the Rennes Museum, of fruit and a wine cooler.’
    • ‘I imagine, like me, you've got a Rapid Ice wine cooler in your freezer, waiting for that next bottle of white.’
    • ‘The other item is a Victorian sterling silver wine cooler in the shape of the Warwick Vase dating from 1853.’
    • ‘The people learned how to make ceramic items in turtle shapes and designs, such as salt and pepper shakers, wine coolers, and napkin holders.’
    • ‘The ladder leads to the lifeguard chair he uses for a closer view of the wall-mounted television and to an elevated wine cooler placed nearby.’
    • ‘In the middle is an enormous table with a big basin, like a wine cooler.’
    • ‘It was climate controlled and contained the large freezer for the household, and two refrigerated wine coolers.’
    • ‘But what about the big stuff - dishes, wine coolers, trophies, teapots - should you be lucky enough to own any?’
    • ‘It has a Belfast sink, a Britannia stainless steel range, a Gaggenau American fridge-freezer, a built-in Neff dishwasher and an Amana wine cooler.’
    • ‘The finger bowl that we had to ask for was made usable by the addition of a couple of ice cubes from the wine cooler.’
    • ‘On show will be designs and prototypes representing all forms of engineering including a wine cooler, robotic fighting machine and a hovercraft.’
    • ‘In addition to bowls, rummers, water jugs and wine coolers, there are a number of rare decanters including several by the Cork Glass Company.’
    • ‘Haier claims 30% of the market for small fridges and half the market for wine coolers in America, and a tenth of Europe's air-conditioner market.’
    • ‘Instead of a keg I get a boxed wine cooler with a little plastic outlet valve, and Harris and I drink out of paper cups at a picnic table in the park.’
    • ‘The room is a cook's dream, with stainless steel integrated appliances including a range cooker, an American-style double fridge-freezer and a wine cooler.’
    • ‘Another cold storage item great for entertaining is a wine cooler.’
    • ‘It comes with a five-ring gas hob and oven, a Belfast sink, an integrated fridge and a La Cave wine cooler.’
    1. 1.1 A bottled drink made from wine, fruit juice, and carbonated water.
      • ‘They carry no imports, no ‘malt beverages’, and no wine coolers.’
      • ‘Serving a wine cooler in a paper bag is like serving antifreeze in a champagne flute, or a pousse café in a syringe.’
      • ‘Sangria is like a wine cooler, just with more gin.’
      • ‘I washed it all down with what was left of my wine cooler.’
      • ‘She swerved her way through till she reached the fridge and pulled out a wine cooler, swallowing half the contents immediately.’
      • ‘Madame chose a wine cooler to go with her lunch, while Singha Gold filled the bill for me.’
      • ‘You see, I have this job that requires that I commute with some regularity between Atlanta and New York City and while I enjoy the frequent flyer miles and the free wine coolers in the Delta Crown Room, there are many, many drawbacks.’
      • ‘The site already has downloaded to her home computer even as she sits in her lounge chair sipping a wine cooler.’
      • ‘The wine cooler slipped out of Adelle's hand and fell to the floor.’
      • ‘On Hillary's salary a tube of Polo mints once a month and a small bottle of wine cooler is about it.’
      • ‘If a can of beer, a 5-ounce glass of wine, a wine cooler and a shot of vodka have the same alcohol content, why are they not taxed equally?’
      • ‘The wild berry wine cooler trickled down her throat.’
      • ‘A grown man claiming he had three tequila shots or a half-pint of Jack Daniels before going out is no better than a preteen girl stumbling and giggling all over the Wal-Mart parking lot after half a wine cooler.’
      • ‘After a few minutes he chose a bottle of a generic wine cooler.’
      • ‘Bartles & James were among the first to create the wine cooler back in the '60s, exploiting their grandfatherly charm to flog their product.’
      • ‘I smiled back and led him to the kitchen, where Adam was emptying out bags of gummy worms and bears, and Athena was putting the sodas into our wine cooler.’
      • ‘But I was still only feeling tipsy as I opened my third wine cooler - apparently Colin and Matson didn't even like them, they had bought them for me - and Caleb and I were walking back towards the house again.’
      • ‘William had a beer in his hand while CiCi stuck with her wine cooler.’
      • ‘Heavy drinking was defined as consumption of five or more drinks at a single time, with one drink equalling one bottle of beer or glass of draught; one glass of wine or wine cooler or 1.5 ounces of spirits.’
      • ‘She nodded, taking a sip of her girly wine cooler.’


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