al·​co·​pop ˈal-kə-ˌpäp How to pronounce alcopop (audio)
: a flavored beverage containing usually 4 to 6 percent alcohol

Examples of alcopop in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web One more sweet slurp of alcopop dedicated to the girls wiping tables called ‘Belinda Says’ and the dial-up electronic dream ‘Very Online Guy,’ the band says. Jonathan Cohen, SPIN, 22 Sep. 2022 In America, however, one drink appears to have picked up where alcopops left off, albeit with a health-conscious twist. 1843, 27 Sep. 2019 Far more suited to an Ibiza-style house night where cocktails cost £18, than Felix's alcopops and indie bangers., 20 Sep. 2019 Fortune Coca-Cola Booze Coca-Cola has launched its first alcoholic product—an alcopop called Lemon-Do, which is initially only available on the Japanese island of Kyushu. Alan Murray, Fortune, 29 May 2018 With its own fizzy alcopop, Coke will try to tap into that beer-adverse group of drinkers in a relatively small market. Sarah Rense, Esquire, 7 Mar. 2018 Here in the States, alcopops like Bacardi Breezers and Smirnoff Ice just aren't that popular anymore (for good reason). Sarah Rense, Esquire, 7 Mar. 2018 The company is going to start selling an alcopop, or Chu-Hi, exclusively in the Japanese market. David Meyer, Fortune, 7 Mar. 2018 See More

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Word History


alcohol + soda pop

First Known Use

1996, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of alcopop was in 1996

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“Alcopop.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Dec. 2023.

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