soda pop


: a beverage consisting of soda water, flavoring, and a sweet syrup

Examples of soda pop in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The craft brewer and soda pop maker will soon be releasing a limited-edition Honeycrisp Apple Blend Soda made with apples handpicked from a Door County orchard, the company announced Thursday. Hannah Kirby, Journal Sentinel, 7 Sep. 2023 Business organizations and property owners also formed Renew Cook County, a nonprofit with undisclosed funding that has hired Resolute Consulting, the same public relations firm that helped opponents kill off Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle’s penny-an-ounce soda pop tax. Hal Dardick,, 21 Sep. 2020 My days of sucking down beer and soda pop are over. Karen Heller, Washington Post, 17 June 2023 At many gatherings there will be red drink, the celebratory beverage that has its roots in West Africa, made its way from the Caribbean to the U.S., and is now mixed, bottled, and poured in many variations, including pink lemonade, hibiscus tea, red soda pop, and Kool-Aid. Hugh Garvey, Sunset Magazine, 19 June 2020 Next to their full-proof cousins or over by the soda pop? Laura Reiley, Washington Post, 24 Mar. 2023 Why not ban sugary soda pop to combat obesity! Steve Forbes, Forbes, 9 Nov. 2021 For her debut commercial as a Pepsi spokesperson, Spears performed an original song that redefined the put the pop in soda pop. Zoey Lyttle, Peoplemag, 3 Feb. 2023 When rising to the surface again, the decreasing pressure causes that nitrogen to form bubbles, just like in soda pop. Manasee Wagh, Popular Mechanics, 19 Jan. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1863, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of soda pop was in 1863

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“Soda pop.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 May. 2024.

Kids Definition

soda pop

: a soft drink consisting of soda water with added flavoring and a sweet syrup
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