soft drink

soft drink
noun Date: circa 1880 a usually carbonated nonalcoholic beverage; especially soda pop

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  • soft-drink — / sɑftdriŋk/, it. /sɔft drink/ s. ingl. [comp. di soft leggero e drink bevanda ], usato in ital. al masch. [bevanda non alcolica] ▶◀ analcolico. ⇑ drink. ◀▶ alcolico …   Enciclopedia Italiana

  • soft-drink — ● soft drink, soft drinks nom masculin (anglais soft, doux, et drink, boisson) Boisson non alcoolisée …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • soft drink — soft drinks N COUNT A soft drink is a cold, non alcoholic drink such as lemonade or fruit juice, or a fizzy drink …   English dictionary

  • soft drink — /sɔftˈdrink, ingl. ˈsHftˌdrɪŋk/ [loc. ingl., propr. «bevanda (drink) leggera (soft)»] loc. sost. m. inv. analcolico, bibita …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • soft drink — loc.s.m.inv. ES ingl. {{wmetafile0}} bevanda analcolica o moderatamente alcolica {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: 1985. ETIMO: comp. di soft morbido e drink bevanda …   Dizionario italiano

  • soft drink — n a cold drink that does not contain alcohol …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • soft drink — noun count or uncount * a cold drink that does not contain any alcohol …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • soft drink — n. a nonalcoholic drink, esp. one that is carbonated …   English World dictionary

  • soft drink — soft′ drink′ n. a beverage that is not alcoholic or intoxicating and is usu. carbonated, as root beer or ginger ale • Etymology: 1875–80 …   From formal English to slang

  • Soft drink — A glass of cola A soft drink (also called soda, pop, coke,[1] soda pop, fizzy drink, tonic, or carbonated beverage) is a non alcoholic beverage that typically contains water (often, but not always carbonated water), a sweetener, and a …   Wikipedia

  • soft drink — a beverage that is not alcoholic or intoxicating and is usually carbonated, as root beer or ginger ale. [1875 80] * * * Nonalcoholic beverage, usually carbonated, consisting of water (soda water), flavouring, and a sweet syrup or artificial… …   Universalium

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