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Definition of the noun claret

What does claret mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: clarets

  1. a dark purplish-red color
    • lexical domain: Attributes - nouns denoting attributes of people and objects
    • more generic term: dark red = a red color that reflects little light
  2. dry red Bordeaux or Bordeaux-like wine
    • lexical domain: Foods & Drinks - nouns denoting foods and drinks
    • synonym of claret: red Bordeaux
    • more generic terms: red wine = wine having a red color derived from skins of dark-colored grapes; Bordeaux / Bordeaux wine = any of several red or white wines produced around Bordeaux, France or wines resembling them
    • more specific term: Saint Emilion = full-bodied red wine from around the town of Saint Emilion in Bordeaux

Alternative definition of the noun claret


  1. [chiefly British] A dry red wine produced in the Bordeaux region of France, or a similar wine made elsewhere.
  2. A deep purplish-red colour, like that of the wine.

Definition of the adjective claret

What does claret mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective - degrees: more claret / most claret

  1. Of a deep purplish-red colour, like that of claret.

Definition of the verb claret

What does claret mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: clareted | clareting | clarets

  1. drink claret


Claret is a commune in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department in southeastern France.


"Claret" is a musical EP of Cyrus.

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Claret is a name primarily used in British English for the red wine from the region surrounding Bordeaux in France; outside the UK this is usually referred to as Bordeaux wine or simply Bordeaux.

Phrases with Claret

  1. claret cup
  2. Claret Pondhawk
  3. Claret-Breasted Fruit Dove

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Claret

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Google previewWine Cocktails (2009)

50 Stylish Sippers That Show Off Your Reds, Whites, and Roses by A. J. Rathbun

While claret refers to red wine from the Bordeaux region of France, you won't actually hear that word used when in France as it's an English term that refers to this usually darker red (though, between us friends, the word comes from the French ...

Google previewThe Physical Basis of Predication (1992)

by Andrew Newman

C' sub R claret is a red R sub C' red is a spectral colour C' sub C' claret is a spectral colour The first argument is about particulars and is valid. If (x)(C'x —> Rx) is considered as expressing a relation between attributes, which we have called ...

Google previewFeatherwing and Hackle Flies for Salmon & Steelhead (2006)

by Chris Mann

The Grouse & Claret is a very good fly for the western lochs and is also recommended for Loch Lomond. Stan Headley finds so appealing. Its resurgence is put down to the late Eddie Young's book Fisher in the West. John Kennedy, the ...

Google previewBartending 101 (2005)

The Basics of Mixology, 4th Edition by Harvard Student Agencies, Ann Lai, Alexander Z. Speier, Diana Saville

BRANDY Claret is the liquor ...

Google previewInterred with Their Bones (2007)

by Jennifer Lee Carrell

Claret is the liquor for boys, port for men: but ...

Google previewA Tour in Ireland (1780)

With General Observations on the Present State of that Kingdom: Made in the Years 1776, 1777, and 1778. And Brought Down to the End of 1779 by Arthur Young

Claret is the common wine of all tables, and so much ...

Google previewThe Complete Grocer (1832)

Being a Series of Very Valuable Receipts, for Distilling and Mixing Cordials of All Kinds, Brandy, Rum and Gin, with a Variety of Information Respecting the Making and Treatment of Both Foreign and Home Made Wines ... by Old distiller

Claret is a very weak bodied wine, yet, notwithstanding, age is requisite to make it good. There is considerable art in manageing the article to advantage; first, it should be kept always in a place where the weather will not affect it by its ...

Google previewA General Collection of the Best and Most Interesting Voyages and Travels in All Parts of the World (1809)

Many of which are Now First Translated Into English ; Digested on a New Plan by John Pinkerton

Claret is the common wine of all tables, and so much ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Golf (2011)

by Bill Mallon, Randon Jerris

CLARET JUG. The Claret Jug is the trophy given to the winner of the Open Championship (British Open). It was first awarded in 1873. The original prize for the Open was a championship belt, with the proviso that any player winning the event ...

Google previewDictionary of Phrase and Fable (1895)

Giving the Derivation, Source, Or Origin of Common Phrases, Allusions, and Words that Have a Tale to Tell by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer

Claret. The wine so called does not receive its name from its colour, but the colour so called receives its name from the wine. The word means clarified wine ( vinum clare'tum). What we call hippocras was called claré'twin, made of wine and ...

Google previewThe Oxford Dictionary of Idioms (2005)

by Judith Siefring

tap a person's claret make a person's nose bleed by a blow with the fist. informal. class. a class act a person or thing displaying impressive and stylish excellence. informal claw get your claws into enter into a possessive relationship claret class.

Google previewThe Cooks and Confectioners Dictionary (1724)

Or, The Accomplish'd Housewives Companion ... by John Nott

CUT your Venison into Slices, put it into a Stewpan, with a little Claret, ...

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Burgundy for kings, champagne for duchesses, claret for gentlemen.
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Scrabble value of C3L1A1R1E1T1

The value of this 6-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

Anagrams of CLARET

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