Meaning of glögg in English:


Pronunciation /ɡləːɡ/


(also glugg)
mass noun
  • A type of Scandinavian mulled wine made with brandy, almonds, raisins, and spices.

    ‘It's very traditional to get together for that and drink glögg (warmed spiced wine with almonds and raisins) and eat ‘Lussekatter’, saffron buns.’
    • ‘There were even kindly people offering pepparkaka (ginger biscuits) and plastic cups of glögg (low alcohol mulled wine).’
    • ‘On the Friday evening, we walked around Tivoli, admiring the beautiful fairy lights and watching all the happy Danes enjoying the rides, stalls and glögg.’
    • ‘There was glögg with ginger cookies, beer and snaps and a bake sale of really great goodies.’
    • ‘We got rice porridge (Santa-porridge, as it's called here), Christmas ham, great bread, lucia-saffron buns, gingerbread cookies and glögg - traditional Swedish Christmas food.’
    • ‘Enjoy coffee, tea and soft drinks, glögg with ginger cookies, bake sale and lottery, smörgasbord and hot dogs, beer and snaps, candies and Father Christmas, handicrafts and ‘lucky dip.’’