soft drink


Definition of soft drink

: a usually carbonated nonalcoholic beverage especially : soda pop

Examples of soft drink in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web All packages include a soft drink for each person and depending on the package, either popcorn, a hot dog and chips, or a pizza slice and cookie. Amy Schwabe, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 17 May 2022 The museum says that Charles Alderton, a young pharmacist working at Morrison’s store, invented the soft drink. Timothy Fanning, San Antonio Express-News, 14 Oct. 2021 Major food and beverage brands are particularly focused on getting their products placed near the checkout lane, which everyone passes through, unlike the candy and soft drink sections. Nathaniel Meyersohn, CNN, 21 May 2022 Kidd told the judge that worked for the soft drink giant in Elberton, where Coke has a bottling plant. Chris Joyner, ajc, 9 May 2022 Westfield Oakridge Mall food court overflow with plastic spoons, forks, soft drink cups and takeout food containers. Susanne Ruststaff Writer, Los Angeles Times, 17 Apr. 2022 It can also be found in tonic water and the soft drink bitter lemon, which uses bark from the cinchona tree. Ella Lee, USA TODAY, 31 Jan. 2022 The end result, however, was a world-spanning soft drink empire geared toward volume, not margins. Los Angeles Times, 12 Apr. 2022 Boston Beer Company is partnering with Pepsi (PEP)Co to turn the soft drink into a caffeine-free alcoholic beverage, which comes in four flavors, including Baja Blast, watermelon and black cherry and original. Jordan Valinsky, CNN, 22 Feb. 2022 See More

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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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18 Jun 2022

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“Soft drink.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Jul. 2022.

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