orangeade

noun

or·​ange·​ade ˌär-in-ˈjād How to pronounce orangeade (audio)
ˌär(-ə)n-,
ˌȯr-in-,
ˌȯr(-ə)n-
: a beverage of sweetened orange juice mixed with water

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web She was immediately swarmed by the group of excited orange-shirted women, who were spending the day dispensing orangeade and cookies to beachgoers in an effort to raise awareness about gun violence. Maeve Reston, CNN, 5 June 2018

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Word History

Etymology

French, from orange + -ade

First Known Use

1706, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of orangeade was in 1706

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Cite this Entry

“Orangeade.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/orangeade. Accessed 29 Jan. 2023.

Kids Definition

orangeade

noun
or·​ange·​ade ˌär-in-ˈjād How to pronounce orangeade (audio)
ˈȯr-,
-ən-
: a drink made of orange juice, sugar, and water

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