caf·​fein·​at·​ed | \ ˈka-fə-ˌnā-təd How to pronounce caffeinated (audio) , -fē-ə- How to pronounce caffeinated (audio) \

Definition of caffeinated

1 : stimulated by or as if by caffeine caffeinated workers caffeinated rhythms of electronic music— Marc Weingarten
2 : containing caffeine caffeinated coffee

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Recent Examples on the Web Through a collaboration with Post, the doughnut chain has announced two new types of cereal inspired by popular caffeinated beverages: There's the Caramel Macchiato flavor of crunchy cereal, and there's a Mocha Latte option. Dalvin Brown, USA TODAY, "Dunkin' and Post released coffee-flavored cereals with added caffeine," 31 July 2020 For non-caffeinated drinks, patrons can quench their thirst with aguas de jamaica and tamarindo. Priscilla Totiyapungprasert, The Arizona Republic, "Here's what to expect at this new Phoenix cafe inspired by Mexico City's coffee culture," 27 June 2020 The company will instead focus on upscale and international brands like San Pellegrino and Perrier, as well as functional water, like caffeinated water, which together make up about 20% of its North America sales. ... Saabira Chaudhuri, WSJ, "Nestlé Explores Sale of Majority of North American Water Brands," 11 June 2020 But what if there was a caffeinated drink that would do the job without the guilt of unhealthy ingredients? Caleb Wiegandt, The Courier-Journal, "Caffeinated sparkling water? Yes, it exists. And it was invented right here in Louisville," 2 Mar. 2020 There is normally a coffee trailer at each market offering up cappucinos and other caffeinated drinks, that will now not be allowed. Jeff Forward, Houston Chronicle, "Woodlands Farmers Market aims for May 23 reopening," 8 May 2020 Hackathons were made popular decades ago by the software community as communal, all-night sessions, often powered by pizza and various caffeinated beverages. Agam Shah, WSJ, "Hackathons Target Coronavirus," 9 Apr. 2020 And for caffeinated refreshment in the oppressive heat, there was always Coca-Cola. Steven Cohen, The New Republic, "How Drugs Made American Warfare," 17 Apr. 2020 The caffeinated water checks all the boxes for a low-risk, high-reward energy beverage, the developers said. Caleb Wiegandt, The Courier-Journal, "Caffeinated sparkling water? Yes, it exists. And it was invented right here in Louisville," 2 Mar. 2020

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First Known Use of caffeinated

circa 1896, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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“Caffeinated.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of caffeinated

: containing caffeine

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