ginger ale


Definition of ginger ale

: a sweetened carbonated nonalcoholic beverage flavored mainly with ginger extract

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In other words, guzzling ginger ale won't exactly help your health. Caroline Picard, Good Housekeeping, "The 5 Best Health Benefits of Ginger Water," 11 Jan. 2019 Basically, ginger ale is straight fuel for your stomach’s fire. Chloe Metzger, Marie Claire, "Ginger Ale Isn't Good for Upset Stomachs," 9 Oct. 2018 There are bottles of Seagram’s ginger ale and a pile of Juul pods on the counter of the East Village apartment where Keith Ape is currently staying. Monica Kim, Vogue, "Keith Ape, Korea’s Breakout Rap Star, Is Making One Major Comeback," 6 Sep. 2018 Buy some ginger ale, soup, a sports drink, mint tea, whatever your go-to aids are for a queasy stomach. Carolyn L. Todd, SELF, "15 Ways to Mentally and Physically Prepare for Your Abortion Procedure," 24 July 2018 One paid for the order, which included two bags of chips — barbecue and plain — and a glass bottle of ginger ale. Hannah Leone,, "11 shot in Chicago Thursday through Friday, including 16-year-old boy," 29 June 2018 Serve in glasses with ice and top off with ginger ale. Meg Spaeth, Country Living, "Plum Sangria," 15 June 2010 Ginger beer is a nonalcoholic carbonated soda that’s like ginger ale but with more ginger bite and spice. Emily Spicer, San Antonio Express-News, "3 summer sippers all made with ginger beer," 15 June 2018 Buddy was able to do bourbon justice in the Basilica as well, balancing a strong pour of Maker’s Mark with basil and ginger ale. Paul Stephen, San Antonio Express-News, "Paula Deen vs. Buddy V: S.A.’s Celebrity Restaurant Smackdown," 7 May 2018

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First Known Use of ginger ale

1818, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of ginger ale

: a soft drink that is flavored with ginger

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: a soft drink flavored with ginger

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