(countable) A surname, an Anglicization of an Irish patronymic surname based on Angus.
(uncountable) A brand of dark stoutbeer from Ireland, one of the most widely recognised brands of beer in the world, named for Arthur Guinness who first brewed it.
(countable) A serving of the beverage.
Three Guinnesses please, barman.
(person) (born Alec Guinness de Cuffe) 1914-2000; Eng. actor.
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Guinness Sentence Examples
However adverse influences may have been combated, Dublin yet produces little for export save whisky and porter, the latter from the famous Guinness brewery and others; but a considerable export trade, principally in agricultural produce, passes through Dublin from the country.
There are breweries in most of the larger Irish towns, and Dublin is celebrated for the porter produced by the firm of Arthur Guinness & Son, the largest establishment of the kind in the world.
Most recently Quentin was 3D supervising animator on the VES Award winning Guinness ' Rhythm of Life ' commercial.
Mc Guinness read from his poetry anthology The Canal of Mars.
William Roache, portraying Ken Barlow, is the only actor to remain on Coronation Street for the first fifty years, and has earned a place in the Guinness Book of World Records as the World's Longest Serving Soap Star.