cream soda


: a carbonated soft drink flavored with vanilla

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Fill each glass about ½ full with cream soda. Sonal Dutt, Peoplemag, 12 Oct. 2022 Some of their homemade cream soda. Barbara Isenberg, Los Angeles Times, 14 Apr. 2022 Like cream soda, caramel flavor. Andy Meek, BGR, 22 Feb. 2022 Kay produces just twelve ten-inch pies a night, at a maximum of two per customer, twice a week, and also sells his own cream soda (seasoned with vanilla and cocoa nibs) and cookies from Best Damn Cookies, the pandemic project of another chef, who happens to be Kay’s roommate. Hannah Goldfield, The New Yorker, 18 June 2021 Traditionally, chūhai is flavored with lemon, but demand has seen the flavor combinations explode to include everything from lime, grapefruit, apple, orange, and peach, to more extravagant flavors such as strawberry cream and cream soda. Matthew Humphries, PCMAG, 6 Mar. 2023 Michelle thanked Hanks and compared it to a cream soda. Morgan Hines, USA TODAY, 13 Jan. 2023 The original cream soda had real dairy in it and was marketed as a temperance drink on the East Coast in the late 19th century. Vulture, 1 Dec. 2022 Themed cocktails include The Snowy Owl, with Shanky's Whip, vodka and a dash of butterscotch, and topped with heavy whipping cream; and an alcoholic Irish Butterbeer that features Guinness Irish whiskey, butterscotch and cream soda. Hannah Kirby, Journal Sentinel, 9 Dec. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1854, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of cream soda was in 1854

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Cite this Entry

“Cream soda.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Jun. 2023.

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