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

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First Known Use of eggnog

circa 1775, in the meaning defined above

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“Eggnog.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 May. 2022.

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

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

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