swizzle stick


Definition of swizzle stick

: a stick used to stir mixed drinks

Examples of swizzle stick in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Using a bar spoon or swizzle stick, stir for about 20 seconds to chill and slightly dilute. Washington Post, 2 May 2022 List, a swizzle stick farther away, hit first and planted the ball safely in the heart of the fairway. Bryce Miller Columnist, San Diego Union-Tribune, 29 Jan. 2022 This year, though, the same bar is barely scraping by, serving bottled cocktails with a swizzle stick, garnish and umbrella that fans can order online. Julie Wernau, WSJ, 24 Dec. 2020 The combination of desert minimalism and architectural daring ushered in an era of swizzle sticks and domestic idealism. Jennifer Emerling, National Geographic, 6 Aug. 2019 Combine it with cane syrup and lime for a complex ti' punch, then stir it with an all-natural swizzle stick made from the twisty root of Martinique's bois lélé trees. Kate Krader, chicagotribune.com, 14 May 2018 Play with different straws, cocktail umbrellas and swizzle sticks. Kellie Hwang, azcentral, 3 July 2018 Spots show up elsewhere, too: on sure-to-be-collectible coasters, matchbooks, swizzle sticks, and even the felts of the gaming tables nearby and on casino chips. Adam Robb, Condé Nast Traveler, 17 May 2018 Makes 1 cocktail 6 ounces hot water 1 bag chamomile tea 1-3/4 ounces honeysuckle vodka 1 rock sugar swizzle stickSteep tea bag in hot water in a rocks glass or coffee mug. Ann Maloney, NOLA.com, 2 Jan. 2018 See More

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First Known Use of swizzle stick

1879, in the meaning defined above

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14 May 2022

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“Swizzle stick.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/swizzle%20stick. Accessed 7 Jul. 2022.

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