wino


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wino

Informal a person who habitually drinks wine as a means of getting drunk
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Winos are a major embarrassment to big companies producing the cheap wines bought by down-and-out drunks.
Ninth Street portrays the interactions of its two main characters, aging winos named Huddie and Bebo (played by Willmott and Don Washington), with the operators of the street's legal businesses-for instance, the owners of a cab stand (Issac Hayes) and a restaurant (blues singer Queen Bey)-as well as the practitioners of its illegal ones, including pimps, prostitutes, and gangsters.
Wino and cohorts compliment each other's talents to conceive a blistering blend of political-psychedoom with diversity.
Great support, great scripts and plenty of edgy atmosphere as most of the filming was actually done on location in some of New York's more desperate districts where, as Telly observed, 'If you don't trip over a wino it's because you're another wino.
At St David's Hall, Edmunds will be supported by A Rhino, A Wino and A Lunatic - better known to Welsh rock fans as an acoustic version of Man.
Bernard Fowler (Rolling Stones singer) has lent his talents to the BRAIDS benefit foundation charity CD by singing lead on And Your Bird Can Sing, a John Lennon composition from Revolver, and harmonies on Locked Away, a Keith Richards X-pensive Wino solo classic.
Nonetheless, an entire world view is contained in these few stark paintings, wedged between the opposing poles of artmaking and despair, with hovering in back the doubled figure of the painter wino.
Wino, as he is known, was lining up again this year with our apprentice Karen Kenny up, but joined this time around by Monfils Monfils, partnered by Amy Ryan.
Johnny was engaged to Winona Ryder, who inspired him to get the tattoo OWinona ForeverO on his arm (now changed to Wino Forever).
Only after being requested to stop drinking by a police officer, and refusing to do so, will the park-bench wino be breaking the law and in danger of arrest.
Talking with an accent that sounded part-Sean Connery, part-drunken old wino, Federico asked the female TV producer in charge of making announcements in the house that night what she was wearing, as well as making far more lewd comments - and the Scot hadn't even consumed any alcohol.
Characters wino may equivocate to some degree eventually pledge allegiance to a cause they find to be both just and right.