soda pop

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soda pop (countable or uncountable)

  1. (regional in US) Any of several sweetened, carbonated beverages.
    On a hot day, there's nothing I like more than soda pop.
    Could you bring me a soda pop? I'm parched!

Usage notes[edit]

  • In the Midwest, soda pop is abbreviated to pop, such as Do you have any pop?
  • Further, in the Midwest, soda means an ice cream soda (pop with ice cream), such as I think I will have a root beer soda. (vanilla ice cream in root beer pop).
  • On the east and west coasts, soda pop is abbreviated to soda, such as "May I have a soda?"


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