- a mixture of beer and lemonade.
Origin of shandy
Examples from the Web for shandy
Historical Examples of shandy
She always turned in that cross manner from Shandy, the stable boy.
Shandy's escapade with Diablo had brought a new trouble to Mike Gaynor.
Shandy gave the bridle a swing, and it clattered to the floor from its peg.
Also he disliked Carter—seemed to associate his personality with that of Shandy's.
By this they were opposite the old stand, where Shandy was hiding.
US shandygaff (ˈʃændɪˌɡæf)
- an alcoholic drink made of beer and ginger beer or lemonade
Word Origin for shandy
"mix of beer and fizzy lemonade," 1888, shortening of shandygaff (1853), of obscure origin.