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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What remains to be seen is whether the new products will have devoted latte fans brewing up their favorite caffeinated drinks at home, cutting into Starbucks' lucrative business of selling lattes for as much as six bucks a pop. Kate Gibson, CBS News, "Starbucks creamers are coming to grocery stores next month," 22 July 2019 Have the person drink cool water or a non-alcoholic, non-caffeinated beverage. NBC News, "Don't fry: 3 stages of heat stroke you need to know," 19 July 2019 Rise makes a half-lemonade/half-coffee — kind of like a caffeinated Arnold Palmer. Maura Judkis, Washington Post, "Canned coffee is suddenly a lot more interesting, with funky flavors and many more bubbles," 27 June 2019 For coffee lovers, there are caffeinated fuel options! Laura Schwecherl, SELF, "The First-Time Marathoner's Guide to Fuel and Hydration for Your Marathon Training," 6 Oct. 2018 In other words, the drone would be able to detect barometers of a person's energy such as blood pressure, pupil dilation, and facial expressions, and then give them a caffeinated boost as a result. David Grossman, Popular Mechanics, "IBM Files Patent For a Coffee Delivery Drone," 24 Aug. 2018 For better sleep, Dr. Muth favors having a bedtime routine and educating parents and children about limiting screen time and sugary or caffeinated drinks. Sumathi Reddy, WSJ, "Do Dietary Supplements Help or Hurt Children?," 2 July 2018 The Dragon was carrying super-caffeinated coffee to go with the fresh blueberries and ice cream., "Rocket delivers robot, ice cream, mice to space station," 3 July 2018 The associations were similar for ground and instant coffee, and for caffeinated and decaffeinated. Nicholas Bakalar, New York Times, "Coffee Drinkers May Live Longer," 2 July 2018

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First Known Use of caffeinated

circa 1896, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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The first known use of caffeinated was circa 1896

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English Language Learners Definition of caffeinated

: containing caffeine

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