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Definition of "soft drink" []

  • A nonalcoholic, flavored, carbonated beverage, usually commercially prepared and sold in bottles or cans. (noun)
  • A serving of this beverage. See Regional Note at tonic. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "soft drink" in a sentence
  • "The a 64-ounce “Big Gulp” soft drink sold at convenience stores can account for as much as 900 or 1,000 calories in just one serving."
  • "Production was beginning on the Tetrapak line, paper containers specially made for milk and soft drink manufacturers."
  • "I parked in the convenience store at the four corners and bought a soft drink from the machine and drank it in the shade and waited for Marvin Oates to come out of the shack."