someone who props up walls in the street, drinking an unidentifiable drink (it neednt be wine, could also be spirits, special brew, buckfast or lighter fluid) out of a paper bag whilst swearing incoherently and dribbling.
sandy the wino sat swigging his special brew on the park bench
an alchoholic or someone who just loves getting drunk all the time
winos never get afraid of nothin but runnin outta wine
one who is chronically addicted to drinking wine
I used to be a wino, before joining AA.
Cheap canvas sneakers, usually navy blue, with yellow gum soles. Primarily worn by homeless people on skid row or by jail inmates.
Bob shouldn't wear his winos to work because people will think he is down and out.
'Winos' is old slang for drunks/drunkies.
Wino = singular drunk
Winos = plural drunk
How do I know this? I'm Rick James, bitch!
In the Rick James song "Ghetto Life":
"When I was a young boy
Tenements, slums and corner bums
Playing tag with winos
The only way to have some fun
A person with a severe alcohol/drinking problem. A wino has no regard for the quality of the swill he or she ingests, often becoming so incoherent that they begin to indulge in other vices they aren't normally known for such as smoking cigarettes or chewing cherry flavored tobacco by the tin. A "wino" doesn't care about their appearance and frequently can be found stumbling around shirtless and barefoot trying to start fights with passersby for no apparent reason. Any attempt to inhibit the wino's consumption only results in further consumption.
He used to be a learned Doctor but now he's just a dirty old wino who sits in the parking lot in a folding chair and drinks vodka until he fights his friend, throws up and passes out.
Alcoholic who believes drinking wine is justified because of its associated status among other types of alcohol.
"a glass of wine never hurt anyone", said the wino.
"its just a glass of wine", said the wino.