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[lahym-eyd, lahym-eyd] /ˌlaɪmˈeɪd, ˈlaɪmˌeɪd/
a beverage consisting of lime juice, a sweetener, and plain or carbonated water.
Origin of limeade
First recorded in 1890-95; lime2 + -ade1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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Examples from the Web for limeade
Historical Examples
  • They had time for a glass of limeade before the scientist showed up.

    The Golden Skull John Blaine
  • Lemonade, along with orangeade, grapefruitade and limeade should be used for children above a year.

    The Mother and Her Child William S. Sadler
  • Old Juana appears on the veranda with a pitcher of limeade, made with fresh limes, and Manuel drinks glass after glass.

    Our Little Porto Rican Cousin Mary Hazelton Wade
  • It means only letting up a bit on the movies or drinking water instead of limeade when one is thirsty.

  • Its secret is merely the mixing of a stiff drink of absinthe with lemonade or limeade.

British Dictionary definitions for limeade


a drink made from sweetened lime juice and plain or carbonated water
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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