Champagne - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ʃæmˈpeɪn|  American pronunciation of the word champagne
Brit.  |ʃamˈpeɪn|  British pronunciation of the word champagne

noun

- a white sparkling wine either produced in Champagne or resembling that produced there (syn: bubbly)
- a region of northeastern France (syn: champagne-ardenne)

Examples

...gave the cork on the bottle of champagne a gingerly twist...

They served us champagne as an aperitif.

All guests will receive a complimentary bottle of champagne.

He gulped down vast quantities of champagne at the party.

She was starting to feel light-headed after a couple glasses of champagne.

This wine sparkles like Champagne.

Broadly speaking, there are four types of champagne.

She was clutching a bottle of champagne.

There was a complimentary bottle of champagne in the hotel room.

He cosseted her with flowers and champagne.

The heat and the champagne made him feel dizzy.

Champagne always adds a touch of glamour to the occasion.

champagne fizzing out of the bottle

Let's go the whole hog and order champagne.

Champagne wines became immensely popular in the 18th century.

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