soft drink

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search
Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia

English[edit]

Soft drinks in a Virginia supermarket

Etymology[edit]

So called in contrast to alcoholic beverages, which are "hard drinks".

Noun[edit]

soft drink (plural soft drinks)

  1. Any carbonated, usually sweet, non-alcoholic drink. (In this sense, juice, milk, tea and coffee are not soft drinks.)
  2. (broadly speaking) Any non-alcoholic drink.

Hyponyms[edit]

Antonyms[edit]

Translations[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Matthew T. Campbell, Spatial Graphics and Analysis Lab, East Central University of Oklahoma: [1]
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 dialect survey