soft drink


noun

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

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Origin of soft drink

First recorded in 1875–80
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Example sentences from the Web for 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

noun

a nonalcoholic drink, usually cold
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