HyperDic: sherry

English > 1 sense of the word sherry:
NOUNfoodsherrydry to sweet amber wine from the Jerez region of southern Spain or similar wines produced elsewhere
sherry > pronunciation
Soundssheh'riy
Rhymesaccusatory ... zealotry: 432 rhymes with riy...
English > sherry: 1 sense > noun 1, food
Meaningdry to sweet amber wine from the Jerez region of southern Spain or similar wines produced elsewhere; usually drunk as an aperitif.
NarrowerAmontilladopale medium-dry sherry from Spain
ManzanillaVery dry pale sherry from Spain
Broaderfortified winewine to which alcohol (usually grape brandy) has been added
Spanishjerez, vino de jerez
Catalanvi de xerès, xerès

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