lem·​on·​ade ˌle-mə-ˈnād How to pronounce lemonade (audio)
: a beverage of sweetened lemon juice mixed with water
British : a sweet, carbonated, lemon-flavored beverage : a lemon soda

Examples of lemonade in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web According to a news release, its offerings throughout the season are strawberry lemonade, blue raspberry, and orange cream. Susan Selasky, Detroit Free Press, 29 Mar. 2024 Tex-Mex favorite Republic Cantina, owned by a Texan, is putting the album on repeat from 9 p.m. to 11 p.m., with specials including a lemonade margarita, because of course. Chris Kelly, Washington Post, 28 Mar. 2024 Though beverages like water, regular coffee, iced tea and lemonade are generally included in cruise fares, others cost extra. Nathan Diller, USA TODAY, 18 Mar. 2024 Keep an eye out for Southern California’s quintessential flora along the way, such as lemonade berry and toyon. Maura Fox, San Diego Union-Tribune, 18 Mar. 2024 The scene, complete with a nearby lemonade table, felt like the most extreme possible caricature of what people who venerate the classics would do for fun. Emma Green, The New Yorker, 11 Mar. 2024 The few attractions on offer at Willy’s Chocolate Experience included a bouncy castle and tables serving jelly beans and lemonade, according to Archibald and Sinclair. Daniel Wu, Washington Post, 28 Feb. 2024 Of course, there are classic cocktails, and draft and bottled beers, along with upscale non-alcoholic cocktails and delightfully tart lemonade drinks. The Indianapolis Star, 27 Feb. 2024 Sides include fries, mac and cheese, coleslaw, green beans, applesauce, drinks (water, lemonade or coffee). The Enquirer, 14 Feb. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

1604, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of lemonade was in 1604

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“Lemonade.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lemonade. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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lem·​on·​ade ˌlem-ə-ˈnād How to pronounce lemonade (audio)
: a drink made of lemon juice, sugar, and water

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