swizzle stick

noun

Definition of swizzle stick

: a stick used to stir mixed drinks

Examples of swizzle stick in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web 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, "For Many Bars, Christmas Could Be Last Call," 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, "Seeking silence on a California road trip," 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, "These Caribbean rum distilleries are worth a vacation in themselves," 14 May 2018 Play with different straws, cocktail umbrellas and swizzle sticks. Kellie Hwang, azcentral, "Mocktail recipes: How to make tasty non-alcoholic drinks for your Fourth of July party," 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, "Las Vegas Just Got a Bar Designed by Damien Hirst," 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, "Hot toddy recipes for cold, cold New Orleans days," 2 Jan. 2018 While the nation’s culinary hotspots seem to have ditched their bacon-swizzle stick bloody marys, fast food restaurants have picked up the slack. Hanson O'haver, SI.com, "Ranking Fast Food Bacon from the Worst to the Best," 4 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of swizzle stick

1879, in the meaning defined above

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“Swizzle stick.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/swizzle%20stick. Accessed 1 Mar. 2021.

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