lem·​on·​ade | \ ˌle-mə-ˈnād How to pronounce lemonade (audio) \

Definition of lemonade

1 : a beverage of sweetened lemon juice mixed with water
2 British : a sweet, carbonated, lemon-flavored beverage : a lemon soda

Examples of lemonade in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Terrance remembers his dad cracking open a can of frozen lemonade mix to add a little sweet and sour flavor to his whiskey cocktails. Tirion Morris, The Arizona Republic, 6 June 2021 Roller-coaster operators and lemonade slingers at Kennywood amusement park, a Pittsburgh summer staple, won’t have to buy their own uniforms this year. New York Times, 30 May 2021 That an investment banker would hire the German techno band Kraftwerk for a party and that a hapless Roman Catholic priest would mistake margaritas for lemonade. BostonGlobe.com, 27 May 2021 At the time, big companies generally had pension plans, and for many workers, between a pension and Social Security, their porch-sitting, lemonade-sipping time was virtually guaranteed to be waiting for them. Meredith Moore, Forbes, 24 May 2021 Skippy peanut butter, Fresca soft drinks, Yoo Hoo Chocolate Drink, Spaghettios (pasta with sliced franks in tomato sauce), Minute Maid frozen lemonade concentrate and Donald Duck frozen orange juice. Rich Heileman, cleveland, 21 May 2021 These stories will stick with you, like sand that clings to the bottom of a beach bag, reminding you of warmth and freedom and drinking lemonade with every meal. Jenny Singer, Glamour, 18 May 2021 The lemonade berry is a direct replacement for most non-native shrubs in our urban landscapes. Los Angeles Times, 17 May 2021 The adventure wraps up with lemonade or hot chocolate, depending on the season, and the cookies that made this herd possible. Bailey Berg, Travel + Leisure, 9 May 2021

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First Known Use of lemonade

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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8 Jun 2021

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“Lemonade.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lemonade. Accessed 12 Jun. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of lemonade

: a drink made usually of lemon juice, sugar, and water
British : a sweet lemon-flavored drink that contains many bubbles : a lemon soda


lem·​on·​ade | \ ˌle-mə-ˈnād How to pronounce lemonade (audio) \

Kids Definition of lemonade

: a drink made of lemon juice, sugar, and water

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