[lahym-eyd, lahym-eyd]


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 Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for limeade

Historical Examples of limeade

  • 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.

  • 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
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