swizzle stick


noun

a rod for stirring highballs and cocktails in the glass.

Nearby words

  1. swivel-hipped,
  2. swiveltree,
  3. swivet,
  4. swiz,
  5. swizzle,
  6. swob,
  7. swoffing,
  8. swollen,
  9. swollen head,
  10. swollen-headed

Origin of swizzle stick

First recorded in 1875–80

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British Dictionary definitions for swizzle stick

swizzle stick

noun

a small rod used to agitate an effervescent drink to facilitate the escape of carbon dioxide
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