noun. a dark purplish-red color.
verb. drink claret.
noun. dry red Bordeaux or Bordeaux-like wine.
- red Bordeaux
- Saint Emilion
- red wine
Example sentences of the word claret
1. Noun, singular or mass
In "The Miscellaneous Works of Tobias Smollett, M.D," published in 1790, the author states that a man was carried home with "bottles of claret under his belt."
The claret cobbler cocktail is created by mixing together three parts claret wine to one part tripe sec.