soft drink

noun
Updated on: 9 Dec 2017

Definition of soft drink

: a usually carbonated nonalcoholic beverage; especially : soda pop

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First Known Use of soft drink

1843


SOFT DRINK Defined for English Language Learners

soft drink

noun

Definition of soft drink for English Language Learners

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


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