Definitions

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  • adj. Resembling or characteristic of sherry.

Etymologies

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sherry +‎ -like

Examples

  • The oxygen actually activates harmless bacteria that start to transform the wine, turning it sherrylike oxidized and eventually turning it into sour vinegar.

    A Year of Wine

  • A 2008 oak-aged Dominion Millennium Barleywine, which I’ve just uncapped, strikes a fine balance between a tannic dryness and a sherrylike sweetness.

    Festival puts the focus on complex barley wines

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