shandy

noun
shan·​dy | \ ˈshan-dē How to pronounce shandy (audio) \
plural shandies

Definition of shandy

: a drink consisting of beer mixed with a nonalcoholic drink : shandygaff especially : beer mixed with lemon soda

Examples of shandy in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Normally a shandy or radler – part beer and part juice/soda – isn’t going to make my favorites list, but this one is deserving and then some. Andre Meunier, oregonlive, "I’ve visited 40 Portland breweries so far in 2019; here is my favorite beer from each," 22 Nov. 2019 Normally a shandy or radler – part beer and part juice/soda – isn’t going to make my favorites list, but this one is deserving and then some. Andre Meunier, oregonlive, "I’ve visited 40 Portland breweries so far in 2019; here is my favorite beer from each," 22 Nov. 2019 Normally a shandy or radler – part beer and part juice/soda – isn’t going to make my favorites list, but this one is deserving and then some. Andre Meunier, oregonlive, "I’ve visited 40 Portland breweries so far in 2019; here is my favorite beer from each," 22 Nov. 2019 Normally a shandy or radler – part beer and part juice/soda – isn’t going to make my favorites list, but this one is deserving and then some. Andre Meunier, oregonlive, "I’ve visited 40 Portland breweries so far in 2019; here is my favorite beer from each," 22 Nov. 2019 The steaks toughened up and the corn charred when one of the owners of the new taproom at nearby North Brewing Co. stopped by with a couple of cans of a crisp, a new grapefruit-bitter shandy. Melissa Buote, Bon Appétit, "Where the Waves Are Fast and the Food Is Slow," 7 Nov. 2019 And the recent popularity of radlers and shandies is no exception. Jay R. Brooks, The Mercury News, "The West Coast’s new radlers and shandys," 7 Aug. 2019 To them, shandy meant indescribably cheerful, volatile, and lunatic. Lauren Valenti, Vogue, "Introducing Monolito, a New Fragrance Line That Comes in Chic Wearable Vials," 14 Aug. 2019 Normally a shandy or radler – part beer and part juice/soda – isn’t going to make my favorites list, but this one is deserving and then some. Andre Meunier, oregonlive.com, "10 more visited in 2019 Portland Breweries Series; here are their best beers," 14 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of shandy

1888, in the meaning defined above

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“Shandy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/shandy. Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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shandy

noun
How to pronounce shandy (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of shandy

British : a drink made of beer mixed with lemonade

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