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soft drink

n.
1. A nonalcoholic, flavored, carbonated beverage, usually commercially prepared and sold in bottles or cans.
2. A serving of this beverage. In both senses also called soda pop; also called regionally cold drink, drink, pop1, soda, soda water, tonic. See Note at tonic.

soft drink

n
(Cookery) a nonalcoholic drink, usually cold

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n.
a beverage that is not alcoholic or intoxicating and is usu. carbonated, as root beer or ginger ale.
[1875–80]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.soft drink - nonalcoholic beverage (usually carbonated)soft drink - nonalcoholic beverage (usually carbonated)
beverage, drinkable, potable, drink - any liquid suitable for drinking; "may I take your beverage order?"
soda pop, soda water, tonic, pop, soda - a sweet drink containing carbonated water and flavoring; "in New England they call sodas tonics"
birch beer - carbonated drink containing an extract from bark of birch trees
bitter lemon - tart lemon-flavored carbonated drink
cola, dope - carbonated drink flavored with extract from kola nuts (`dope' is a southernism in the United States)
cream soda - sweet carbonated drink flavored with vanilla
egg cream - made of milk and flavored syrup with soda water
ginger ale, ginger pop - ginger-flavored carbonated drink
orange soda - orange-flavored carbonated drink
phosphate - carbonated drink with fruit syrup and a little phosphoric acid
root beer - carbonated drink containing extracts of roots and herbs
sarsaparilla - carbonated drink flavored with an extract from sarsaparilla root or with birch oil and sassafras
quinine water, tonic, tonic water - lime- or lemon-flavored carbonated water containing quinine
Translations
nealkoholický nápoj
læskedrik
refrescobebida no alcohólica
virvoitusjuoma
bezalkoholno piće
ソフトドリンク
청량 음료
nealkoholický nápoj
brezalkoholna pijača
alkoholfri dryck
เครื่องดื่มซึ่งไม่ใช่เหล้า
đồ uống không có cồn

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مَشْرُوبٌ غَيرُ كُحُولِيّ nealkoholický nápoj læskedrik alkoholfreies Getränk αναψυκτικό refresco virvoitusjuoma boisson non alcoolisée bezalkoholno piće bibita analcolica ソフトドリンク 청량 음료 frisdrank leskedrikk napój bezalkoholowy refrigerante безалкогольный напиток alkoholfri dryck เครื่องดื่มซึ่งไม่ใช่เหล้า meşrubat đồ uống không có cồn 软饮料

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