sticky

Lemma

sticky

Etichetta di dominio

EN

Etichetta grammaticale

adj.

Definizione

It is the affectionate name that Australians give to their sweet wines. It is generally reserved for late-harvest wines and wines affected by botrytis. http://www.kenswineguide.com/wine.php?word=89

Nota

Pateux: French for pasty, sticky. A wine of thick substance which fills the mouth and seems to stick to the palate. http://winemaking.jackkeller.net/glossary.asp

Contesto

Blue cheese and desert wine. Again, not something many of us would instinctively reach for, but a sticky sweet wine, such as a Sauternes matches the saltiness of a blue cheese. http://www.majestic.co.uk/city

Trascrizione fonetica

[’stɪkɪ]

Sinonimi e Antonimi
ND
Abbreviazioni
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Etimologia

sticky (adj.): 1727, "adhesive, inclined to stick," from stick (v.) + -y (2). An Old English word for this was clibbor. First recorded 1864 in the sense of "sentimental;" of situations, 1915 with the meaning "difficult." Of weather, "hot and humid," from 1895. Sticky wicket is 1952, from British slang, in reference to cricket. Related: Stickily; stickiness. http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?term=sticky&allowed_in_frame=0

Etichetta di paese
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Ente

Università degli Studi di Genova, Facoltà di Lingue e Letterature Straniere, Corso di Laurea in Teorie e Tecniche della Mediazione Interlinguistica.

Data della scheda
Mon Mar 10 13:40:53 2014
Autore

Carlotta Cabella

Fonti

1. http://www.kenswineguide.com/wine.php?word=89 (15/02/2014);
2. http://winemaking.jackkeller.net/glossary.asp (15/02/2014);
3. http://www.majestic.co.uk/city (01/03/2014)
4. http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?term=sticky&allowed_in_frame=0 (18/02/2014)

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