Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Composed of, pertaining to, or resembling grapes: as, a grapy flavor.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Composed of, or resembling, grapes.

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  • adjective Composed of, or resembling, grapes.

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

  • adjective having a taste like that of grapes

Etymologies

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grape +‎ -y

Examples

  • As vivid gouts of Dago Red saturated a nearby snowbank, turning it a deep, grapy purple, a cameraman from Pathé News gave a local man called “Necktie” Sensiba fifty cents to drop to his knees and eat the snow.

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  • As vivid gouts of Dago Red saturated a nearby snowbank, turning it a deep, grapy purple, a cameraman from Pathé News gave a local man called “Necktie” Sensiba fifty cents to drop to his knees and eat the snow.

    LAST CALL

  • It is a hardy variety with some bunch-rot disease resistance, but can easily result in foxy, grapy flavors if not picked early enough.

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  • And when Brookie lets the poor thing loose, it galumphs to the mirror and backs up to see its grapy leg.

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  • The 2002 Cabernet Sauvignon Private Reserve was grapy, un-evolved, and primary when I tasted it.

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  • The huge, opaque 1983 Unico Reserva is fat and grapy, with massive flavor concentration; an expansive, sweet, jammy, black currant fruitiness; spicy oak; and a long, robust, spicy finish.

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  • Although it remains unevolved and somewhat grapy, everything is present for a fabulous evolution of two decades or more.

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  • Displaying the darker aromas and flavors typical for a Claude Dugat Charmes-Chambertin, the 2000 offers plummy black-berry scents as well as a grapy, black cherry–dominated personality.

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  • While still young and grapy, this 1998 is loaded with potential.

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  • Small estates prefer to do malolactic in barrel because they believe it integrates the wood better and gives the wine a more forward sweetness early in life, making the young, grapy wine more appealing to wine journalists/critics who descend on Bordeaux every spring to taste the newest vintage.

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