eggnog

noun
egg·​nog | \ ˈeg-ˌnäg How to pronounce eggnog (audio) , ˈāg- \

Definition of eggnog

: a drink consisting of eggs beaten with sugar, milk or cream, and often alcoholic liquor

Examples of eggnog in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web According to legend, George Washington added alcohol to traditional booze-free eggnog during winters at his Virginia estate, Mount Vernon. Meghan Overdeep, Southern Living, 4 Dec. 2020 For a buzzy, modern riff, sip on Cafe Rompope (8 yolks for 10 servings), a coffee eggnog that originated in Mexico. Hollandaise. Karla Walsh, Better Homes & Gardens, 24 Mar. 2021 But despite the festive setting, the show's season finale is about more than mistletoe and eggnog; the episode follows Helen on the eve of her wedding to Hugh, when doubts begin to set in. Caroline Hallemann, Town & Country, 22 Feb. 2021 Traditional eggnog made with raw eggs is a potential risk because the raw egg may contain salmonella. Kelly Tyko, USA TODAY, 14 Dec. 2020 This boozy take on the drink came to be known as Virginia-style eggnog. Meghan Overdeep, Southern Living, 4 Dec. 2020 Heat eggnog until warmed through and pour into a rocks glass. Annie Goldsmith, Town & Country, 18 Dec. 2020 Joseph isn’t unwrapping any Christmas gifts in Bethlehem, singing songs, or drinking eggnog. Kevin D. Williamson, National Review, 25 Dec. 2020 Her sister who makes the eggnog was doing the same. Anchorage Daily News, 25 Dec. 2020

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First Known Use of eggnog

circa 1775, in the meaning defined above

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“Eggnog.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/eggnog. Accessed 17 Jun. 2021.

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eggnog

noun

English Language Learners Definition of eggnog

: a drink made of eggs beaten with sugar, milk or cream, and often alcoholic liquor

eggnog

noun
egg·​nog | \ ˈeg-ˌnäg How to pronounce eggnog (audio) , ˈāg- \

Kids Definition of eggnog

: a drink made of eggs beaten with sugar, milk or cream, and often alcoholic liquor

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