Mountain Dew

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From mountain dew (illegally distilled whiskey)

Noun[edit]

Mountain Dew (countable and uncountable, plural Mountain Dews)

  1. A brand of citrus-flavored, carbonated, heavily caffeinated beverage.
    • 2003, Mat Hoffman; Mark Lewman, The Ride of My Life‎, page 33:
      In 1985 a Mountain Dew commercial started popping up on TV ....
    • 2004, Joanne Raetz Stuttgen, Cafe Wisconsin: A Guide to Wisconsin's Down-Home Cafes‎, page 210:
      It has become a signature of the Koffee Kup, as much as the flower boxes filled with geraniums and the classic Mountain Dew sign hanging off the front of the building
    • 2007, Bill Brioux, Truth and Rumors: The Reality Behind TV's Most Famous Myths, page 57:
      The thing is, Rob Harris did die, he died shooting a Mountain Dew ad

Usage notes[edit]

  • Mountain Dew is owned by PepsiCo.

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