soft drink


Definition of soft drink

: a usually carbonated nonalcoholic beverage especially : soda pop

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The World Cup Village is being hosted by the Holy Grail, Jefferson Social, Moerlein Lager House and Tin Roof, where fans can purchase food, beer, wine and soft drinks. Madeline Mitchell,, "Where to watch the World Cup in Cincinnati," 13 June 2018 Many sweet proteins aren’t stable enough to survive the acidic environment of a soft drink or the high temperature used for baked goods. Leigh Kamping-carder, WSJ, "This Sugar Substitute Aims to Avoid a Bitter End," 19 Oct. 2018 Tickets are $15 presale and $20 at the door and include food, beer, wine, soft drinks, and amazing entertainment by the Brooklyn High School Jazz Ensemble. Brooklyn Chamber Of Commerce,, "Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce will host its 12th annual "Taste of Brooklyn and All That Jazz" event on April 28th to benefit their scholarship and education fund: Community Voices," 26 Mar. 2018 And no clever ad for soft drinks is going to do anything to change that. E.j. Dickson, Vox, "It’s just one more example of post-#MeToo brand wokeness.," 29 Nov. 2018 That’s led Pepsi and competitors to try to diversify into new products perceived as healthier, and to market zero-sugar versions of their soft drinks and retool their diet beverages. Craig Giammona, The Seattle Times, "Pepsi’s first female CEO to end 12-year run, replaced by insider," 6 Aug. 2018 Rooms feature simple, modern furnishings, air conditioning (which isn't guaranteed at hotels in this area), a TV, and a minibar with complimentary soft drinks. Laura Itzkowitz, Condé Nast Traveler, "5 Best Day Trips from Rome," 5 Mar. 2018 And volume sales for carbonated soft drinks declined for the 13th consecutive year in 2017. Julie Creswell, New York Times, "PepsiCo Dips Its Toes Into the Sparkling Water Market," 8 Feb. 2018 Tickets are $30 per player, which includes food, soft drinks and prizes. Post-Tribune, "Community news," 6 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of soft drink

1843, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of soft drink was in 1843

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English Language Learners Definition of soft drink

: a cold drink that is usually sweet, does not contain alcohol, and is often sold in bottles or cans

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