soda pop


Definition of 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 Whenever one of her medically vulnerable customers needs gas or convenience-store items — soda pop, chips, whatever — Adams, 41, has them call ahead. Melissa Fletcher Stoeltje,, "At a gas station in San Antonio, some patrons get a full tank, a smile and more during the coronavirus pandemic," 15 May 2020 In addition to candy and toys, Sweeties Big Fun features an ice cream and popcorn shop and a collection of old-fashioned and new and unique soda pop bottles. Ed Wittenberg, cleveland, "Sweeties Big Fun among retail stores set to reopen Tuesday at Pinecrest in Orange," 11 May 2020 The Big Lots discount store was littered with merchandise of all sorts — men's underwear, box fans, headphones, suntan lotion, large plastic bottles of Sprite soda pop and toilet paper to name a few. Chris Woodyard, USA TODAY, "'Scared to death': 7.1 earthquake follows 6.4, leaving Ridgecrest residents fearful, resilient," 6 July 2019 Naiem and Aziz, who were finishing up the fifth and sixth grade, respectively, at West Broadway Middle School, wore identical red hoodies and aloof expressions that were quickly unwound by soda pop. E. Tammy Kim, The New Yorker, "The Messy Reality of Personalized Learning," 10 July 2019 There are a few must-have kitschy statement pieces in the mix as well, including a Vaquera sock bag (yes, a bag shaped as a sock!) and a Gypsy Sport dress made entirely of soda pop cans. Christian Allaire, Vogue, "Shop the Met’s “Camp” Exhibition Collection," 20 May 2019 For bait, try overripe fruit, raw meat, fish, moist canned cat food, fruit juice concentrate, molasses in water, soda pop, or any other foods or beverages that your local population tends to go for. Jean Nick, Good Housekeeping, "How to Wasp-Proof Your Backyard This Summer," 26 July 2018 The soda pop industry is fighting back against the Ivy League. Travis Andersen,, "Soda industry fires salvo at Harvard researchers over sugary drink study warnings," 19 June 2018 The ring around — from a plastic soda pop bottle — slid easily off the exhausted stork’s beak, Tanwar said. Annie Gowen, Washington Post, "A photo of an Indian bird with its beak shut by a plastic ring went viral. Now he's been rescued.," 13 June 2018

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First Known Use of soda pop

1863, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of soda pop was in 1863

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23 May 2020

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“Soda pop.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Jun. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of soda pop

US : a drink consisting of soda water, flavoring, and a sweet syrup

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Kids Definition of soda pop

: a beverage containing soda water, flavoring, and a sweet syrup

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