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I like to pour my wines for people. I watch their eyes, I can see what they'll like. Most people say they don't like dry wine because they haven't had a dry wine that's clean and fruity, instead of a big, oaky thing.
Pat Paulsen

Meaning of "oaky" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF OAKY

oaky  [ˈəʊkɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF OAKY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Oaky is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES OAKY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of oaky in the English dictionary

The definition of oaky in the dictionary is hard like the wood of an oak. Other definition of oaky is having a pleasant flavour imparted by the oak barrel in which it was stored.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH OAKY


chokey
ˈtʃəʊkɪ
choky
ˈtʃəʊkɪ
coky
ˈkəʊkɪ
croaky
ˈkrəʊkɪ
folkie
ˈfəʊkɪ
folky
ˈfəʊkɪ
hokey
ˈhəʊkɪ
hokey-pokey
ˌhəʊkɪˈpəʊkɪ
jokey
ˈdʒəʊkɪ
joky
ˈdʒəʊkɪ
karaoke
ˌkɑːrəˈəʊkɪ
Loki
ˈləʊkɪ
moki
ˈməʊkɪ
okey-dokey
ˈəʊkɪˈdəʊkɪ
Okie
ˈəʊkɪ
pokey
ˈpəʊkɪ
roky
ˈrəʊkɪ
roquet
ˈrəʊkɪ
smokey
ˈsməʊkɪ
smoky
ˈsməʊkɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE OAKY

oak-leaf cluster
oak-panelled
oaked
oaken
oakenshaw
Oakham
oakier
oakies
oakiest
Oakland
oakleaf
Oakley
oaklike
oakling
oakmoss
Oaks
oakum
Oakville
oakwood

WORDS THAT END LIKE OAKY

beaky
braky
caky
creaky
flaky
freaky
keepsaky
laky
leaky
muzaky
peaky
quaky
screaky
shaky
snaky
sneaky
squeaky
streaky
tweaky

Synonyms and antonyms of oaky in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «oaky» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF OAKY

Find out the translation of oaky to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of oaky from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «oaky» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

橡木
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

oaky
570 millions of speakers

English

oaky
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

मज़बूत
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

oaky
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

дубовый
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

oaky
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ওক কাঠ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

boisé
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

kayu oak
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

eichig
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

オーキー
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

나무 향
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Oak kayu
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

oaky
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கருவாலி மரம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

ओकवुड
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

meşe ahşap
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

oaky
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

oaky
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

дубовий
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

oaky
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

oaky
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

eikehouten
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

oaky
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

oaky
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of oaky

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «OAKY»

The term «oaky» is normally little used and occupies the 117.421 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «OAKY» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about oaky

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QUOTES WITH «OAKY»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word oaky.
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Pat Paulsen
I like to pour my wines for people. I watch their eyes, I can see what they'll like. Most people say they don't like dry wine because they haven't had a dry wine that's clean and fruity, instead of a big, oaky thing.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «OAKY»

Discover the use of oaky in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to oaky and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Oaky, the Son of His Dad: A Humorous Story of New England ...
This scarce antiquarian book is a selection from Kessinger Publishing's Legacy Reprint Series.
Ellis Proctor Holmes, 2010
2
Soil survey
6 — Oaky-Rawhide, depressional, complex The poorly drained Oaky soil is on flatwoods. The very poorly drained Rawhide soil is in small depressions that are about 2 to 4 acres in size and are interspersed in the flatwoods. These soils occur  ...
United States Bureau of Chemistry and Soils, United States. Bureau of Plant Industry, United States. Bureau of Plant Industry, Soils, and Agricultural Engineering, 1998
3
Côte D'Or: A Celebration of the Great Wines of Burgundy
Full, rich oaky nose. This is ample, rich, vibrant and oaky. Not too oaky on the finish. Good ripe fruit. Good acidity. Seductive. Very good. But not as concentrated as Burguet's (see above). (03/95) Now-2004 16.0 Gevrey- Chambertin Cazetiers ...
Clive Coates, 1997
4
Book of Stories: An Adventurer's Guide
They were referred to as the people of Oaky. Oaky was sometimes re- ferred to as the cape of cool hope because it was cool all year round, some said if you wondered afar you could fall off the earth, a tall tale. The land of Oaky was a nice and ...
Jerry Olawole
5
Grands Vins: The Finest Châteaux of Bordeaux and Their Wines
A pleasant wine of good generic standard. But no more. Le Tertre-Roteboeuf 1995-2005 16.5 Good colour. Oaky nose, and quite toasted at that. This is very good. Fullish, lush, rich and seductive. Not over-oaked. Quite concentrated. Very ripe.
Clive Coates, 1995
6
CRABAPPLE BLOSSOMS and New Beginnings
OAKY. Mr. Tatum had been at East Cantaca for twelve years when he had a heart attack. Because of his health, he stayed more and more in his office.As a result, discipline declined rapidly.When he was well, he was one of the fairest and most  ...
Grace Young Smith and Sue Young Hunter, 2014
7
The laid back wine guide: 52 Brilliant Little Ideas for ...
Try the following wines side by side: unoaked Chardonnay; medium-priced oaky Australian, Californian or South African Chardonnay; oaked Burgundian Chardonnay; and expensive oaked Californian Chardonnay. It is often suggested that ...
Giles Kime, 2007
8
The Wines of Burgundy: Revised Edition
Corton-Charlemagne, 1996 Domaine Bouchard Père et Fils Ripe, full and gently oaky. À point. Good grip. But now plump and ready. Very good depth. Fine plus. ( April 2005) NOWTO 2010 18.0 Corton-Charlemagne, 1996 Domaine Marius ...
Clive Coates M.W., 2008
9
Instant wine expert: Shortcuts to great wine choices
12. Oaky,. OK? Of all the flavours in wine, oak is the most easily identified. Here's a guide to spotting it. Although the use of oak barrels is no longer essential in the winemaking process, it is considered a useful means of enhancing and ...
Infinite Ideas, Giles Kime, 2011
10
The criminal recorder: or, Biographical sketches of ...
Many of Oaky's associates belonged to Jonathan Wild's gang, who caused several of them to be hanged, when he could make no further advantage ot them. Having thus lost his old acquaintance, he became connected with a woman of the ...
A. F., Student of the Inner Temple, 1804

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «OAKY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term oaky is used in the context of the following news items.
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On National Tequila Day, learn more about this venerable spirit
An añejo, or aged tequila, has been kept in oak barrels for at least one year, which gives it an oaky taste that approaches that of cognac or ... «LancasterOnline, Jul 15»
2
This Kentucky Distillery Is Blasting David Bowie Songs to Flavor Its …
As we begin to move further in among the barrels—a subtle fruity, oaky scent moving with us—Heron gives me the brandy basics. Brandy is a ... «Munchies_ Food by VICE, Jul 15»
3
Meal Ticket: Cavern, Baggot Street, Dublin 4
A generous glass of oaky, spicy 2014 Dada Malbec/Bonarda is well worth €7 a glass. This is a good spot for a midweek catch-up, it will be ... «Irish Times, Jul 15»
4
Straight from the Barrel: 5 Best Barrel-Proof Whiskies
You know the one I'm talking about; that deep, oaky, smoky, sweet, delicious smell of all of that whiskey escaping its porous, woody confines ... «Paste Magazine, Jul 15»
5
Brunello di Montalcino's Balancing Act
You can still find Brunellos made in the jammy, sweet, concentrated, oaky style that found favor 20 years ago, but even if they are still popular, ... «New York Times, Jul 15»
6
Rutherford 'dust' tasting may be irrelevant: All the wines won
They also were moderate in alcohol, and none were noticeably oaky either, a pleasant surprise. Whether due to growing sophistication of ... «Napa Valley Register, Jul 15»
7
Beyond brews and barbecue: What wine to uncork when you cook out
Don't slap your taste buds around with a big, oaky chardonnay. Keep it light and bright to start things off and set up your taste buds for the ... «OCRegister, Jul 15»
8
The DC wine director on why he devotes entire pages to Marsala …
You had to have a Pinot Grigio on your list, a buttery, oaky Chardonnay, a Cabernet, a Malbec. You could decide which producers you wanted, ... «Wine Spectator, Jul 15»
9
Republic of Georgia Renews Its Ancient Wine Tradition
The clay imparts none of the oaky flavor of a barrel or the mineral tang of stainless steel. Alice Feiring, author of Naked Wine, who is working on an upcoming ... «Valley News, Jul 15»
10
Wine Not: July 2015
The same customer also mentioned that her husband loves big oaky Chardonnays. Her, not so much. So, she adds a little St. Germain Liqueur ... «Monroe News Star, Jul 15»

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