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Non-alcoholic drinks

americano

noun

a cup of coffee made by pouring a little espresso (=strong Italian coffee) on top of hot water

angostura

noun

a bitter substance used to flavour alcoholic drinks

barley water

noun

a drink made from lemons or oranges and barley

beef tea

noun

a hot drink made from beef that people used to drink in the past when they were ill

bitter lemon

noun

a type of fizzy drink (=with gas in it) that has a lemon flavour, or a glass of this drink

bitters

noun

a bitter liquid made from plants or roots that is added to alcoholic drinks to give flavour

brew

noun

an amount of tea brewed at one time and served in a pot

buttermilk

noun

the liquid that remains when fat is removed from cream in order to make butter, used in cooking or as a drink

cappuccino

noun

strong coffee made with hot milk and often with cinnamon or chocolate powder on top

chai

noun

sweet flavoured tea of the type often sold in cafés

chai

noun

tea that you drink

chocolate

noun

a drink made by pouring hot water or milk over a sweet chocolate powder, or a cup of this drink

cider

noun

a drink made from apples, or a glass of this drink

club soda

noun

soda water

club soda

noun

a glass of club soda

cocoa

noun

a hot chocolate-flavoured drink made from milk, cocoa, and sugar, or a cup of this drink

coffee

noun

a hot, slightly bitter drink made by pouring hot water over brown powder consisting of coffee beans that have been ground (=crushed into very small pieces). Coffee served without milk is called black coffee, and coffee with milk is white coffee

coffee

noun

a cup of coffee

Coke

noun

a type of sweet brown fizzy drink (=with gas in it), or a glass of this drink

cola

noun

a sweet brown fizzy drink (=with gas in it), or a glass of this drink

cordial

noun

a sweet fruit-flavoured drink that you mix with water

cream soda

noun

a sweet drink with bubbles of gas in it that tastes of vanilla

cuppa

noun

a cup of tea or coffee

cyder

a British spelling of cider

decaf

noun

decaffeinated coffee, or a cup of this drink

drinking chocolate

noun

a sweet brown powder that tastes like chocolate, or a hot drink made with this powder

drinking water

noun

water that is safe to drink

dry ginger

noun

a drink that tastes of ginger and is often mixed with alcoholic drinks

espresso

noun

a small cup of very strong coffee, or this type of coffee

expresso

noun

an espresso

flat white

noun

a type of coffee consisting of espresso with hot steamed milk. It is similar to a cappuccino, except that the milk is creamy rather than foamy.

float

noun

a soft drink with ice cream floating in it

frappé

noun

a cold thick drink made with milk and flavoured with fruit

ginger ale

noun

a sweet drink with a ginger flavour

ginger ale

noun

a glass or bottle of ginger ale

ginger beer

noun

a drink similar to ginger ale, with a stronger flavour, made with fermented ginger

ginger beer

noun

a glass or bottle of ginger beer

green tea

noun

a type of tea that is a pale green colour and comes mainly from China or Japan

grenadine

noun

a sweet thick red liquid that is used in drinks and is made from pomegranates

Horlicks

a hot drink made with milk that people drink before going to bed to help them to relax

hot chocolate

noun

a drink made by mixing hot milk or water with chocolate powder

hot chocolate

noun

a cup of hot chocolate

ice-cream soda

noun

a cold sweet drink made from ice cream, a sweet flavoured liquid, and soda water

iced coffee

noun

a drink made from coffee mixed with ice and milk, or a glass of this drink

iced tea

noun

a drink made from tea with ice, and sometimes lemon or sugar, or a glass of this drink

Irish coffee

noun

a glass of Irish coffee

lassi

noun

a drink made from dahi or yogurt (=thick sour milk) mixed with water

latte

noun

a drink made by mixing espresso (=strong coffee) with hot milk with lots of bubbles of air in it

lemonade

noun

a sweet, clear, fizzy drink (=with gas in it) that tastes slightly of lemon, or a glass of this drink

lemonade

noun

a drink made from lemons, sugar, and water, or a glass of this drink

lime

noun

a sweet drink made from limes or tasting of limes

limeade

noun

a sweet green drink made from limes or tasting of limes

macchiato

noun

a cup of espresso with a little hot frothy milk added to it

malt

noun

a milkshake with malt added to it

milkshake

noun

a sweet drink made by mixing milk with chocolate or fruit, and usually ice cream, or a glass of this drink

mineral

noun

a cold drink that does not contain alcohol

mineral water

noun

water containing minerals that comes from under the ground and that you can buy in bottles and drink

mineral water

noun

a glass or bottle of mineral water

mixer

noun

a drink without alcohol that you mix with an alcoholic drink

mocha

noun

a type of coffee

mocha

noun

a drink made by mixing coffee and chocolate together, or a cup of this drink

OJ

noun

orange juice

orange

noun

a drink made from or with oranges, or a glass of this drink

orangeade

noun

a sweet fizzy drink (=with gas in it) made from oranges, sugar, and water, or a glass of this drink

orange squash

noun

a drink made by adding water to a thick liquid made from oranges and sugar, or a glass of this drink

pop

noun

a sweet drink containing many bubbles

rooibos

noun

tea made from the leaves of a plant called rooibos, which is thought to be good for your health

root beer

noun

a sweet fizzy drink that is not alcoholic, or a glass of this drink

sarsaparilla

noun

a sweet drink made from the roots of the sassafras plant

shake

noun

a milkshake

slush

noun

a children’s drink made by mixing a sweet liquid with crushed ice

smoothie

noun

a drink made from fruit, milk or cream, and ice cream

smoothy

another spelling of smoothie

soda

noun

soda water

soda

noun

a sweet fizzy drink

soda pop

noun

a sweet fizzy drink

soda water

noun

water with gas in it that you add to an alcoholic drink such as whisky

soft drink

noun

a cold drink that does not contain any alcohol

sports drink

noun

a type of drink that is not alcoholic that people drink to give them energy

squash

noun

a sweet drink made from fruit juice, sugar, and water

SSB

noun

sugar-sweetened beverage: any drink that has had some form of sugar added to it

sugar-sweetened beverage

noun

any drink that has had a form of sugar added to it

tea

noun

a hot brown drink made by pouring boiling water onto the dried leaves of the tea bush. The leaves are called tea leaves and can be bought in small paper bags called tea bags that are put into a cup or teapot

tea

noun

a cup of tea

tea

noun

a hot drink made by pouring boiling water onto the dried leaves, fruit, or flowers of other plants, especially herbs

tea

noun

a cup of this drink

tonic

noun

a type of fizzy water (=with gas in it) with a bitter taste, often mixed with a strong alcoholic drink, or a glass of this drink

Turkish coffee

noun

very strong coffee served without milk and usually with sugar

verjuice

noun

a sour juice made from grapes that are not yet ready to eat

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a new word or phrase invented in the hope that it will become generally used

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