[ re-fres-kaw ]
/ rɛˈfrɛs kɔ /
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noun, plural re·fres·cos [re-fres-kaws]. /rɛˈfrɛs kɔs/. Spanish.
a refreshment, as a soft drink.
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How to use refresco in a sentence

  • At intervals there are little ventas, or refreshment booths, where the people buy a refresco.

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  • A refresco was brought to us; calientes, the twisted doughnuts which are made in every Andalusian house, were fried for us.

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  • Around the stalls of the refresco sellers, families are seated talking gaily together.

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  • Upon her return I am offered some 'refresco,' made from the juicy fruit of the guanabana.