[ kool-eyd ]

  1. a brand name for a powdered mix used to make a sugary, fruit-flavored drink.

  1. a drink made from this mix.

Idioms about Kool-Aid

  1. drink the Kool-Aid, to support or believe in something in a blindly enthusiastic way: A level-headed reporter, he didn’t drink the Kool-Aid on the tax issue.

Origin of Kool-Aid

def. 3 in reference to the 1978 Jonestown Massacre, in which a cult leader supposedly convinced followers to drink a poisoned beverage

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