soft drink


a beverage that is not alcoholic or intoxicating and is usually carbonated, as root beer or ginger ale.

Origin of soft drink

First recorded in 1875–80 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Related Words for soft drink

soda, cola, pop, tonic

Examples from the Web for soft drink

Historical Examples of soft drink

  • It proved to be a 208 combination pool room and soft-drink bar.

    The Coyote

    James Roberts

British Dictionary definitions for soft drink

soft drink


a nonalcoholic drink, usually cold
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