from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A fermented liquor, such as beer or ale, made with malt.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. beer, especially that having a higher than normal alcohol content.
  • n. Any beverage brewed from malt, including ale, beer and porter, typically having lower alcohol content than modern brews.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. an alcoholic liquor, as beer, ale, porter, etc., prepared by fermenting an infusion of malt.
  • n. An alcoholic drink made with malt.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a lager of high alcohol content; by law it is considered too alcoholic to be sold as lager or beer


Sorry, no etymologies found.


Sorry, no example sentences found.

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.