Shirley Temple

noun
Shir·​ley Tem·​ple | \ ˈshər-lē-ˈtem-pəl How to pronounce Shirley Temple (audio) \
variants: or less commonly Shirley Temple cocktail

Definition of Shirley Temple

: a nonalcoholic mixed drink of ginger ale and grenadine garnished with a cherry

First Known Use of Shirley Temple

1946, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Shirley Temple

after Shirley Temple Black †2014 U.S. child actress of the 1930s

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“Shirley Temple.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Shirley%20Temple. Accessed 22 Feb. 2020.

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