shandy


shandy
shan|dy [ˈʃændi] n plural shandies [U and C]
BrE
[Date: 1800-1900; Origin: shandygaff, name of a drink made from beer and ginger beer (C19- 20), of unknown origin]
a drink made of beer mixed with ↑lemonade, or a glass of this drink

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  • Shandy — (also radler or panaché) is beer flavoured with lemonade or another soft drink or soda water. The proportions of the two ingredients are adjusted to taste, normally half and half, although shandy sold canned or bottled is typically much weaker,… …   Wikipedia

  • Shandy — (spr. Schändi), Provinz, so v.w. Shendy …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • shandy — (n.) mix of beer and fizzy lemonade, 1888, shortening of shandygaff (1853), of unknown origin …   Etymology dictionary

  • shandy — ► NOUN (pl. shandies) ▪ beer mixed with lemonade or ginger beer. ORIGIN abbreviation of shandygaff, of unknown origin …   English terms dictionary

  • shandy — [[t]ʃæ̱ndi[/t]] shandies N UNCOUNT Shandy is a drink which is made by mixing beer and lemonade. [BRIT] ...half a pint of shandy. N COUNT A glass of shandy can be referred to as a shandy …   English dictionary

  • shandy — UK [ˈʃændɪ] / US noun [uncountable] Word forms shandy : singular shandy plural shandies a) an alcoholic drink made by mixing beer and lemonade b) [countable] a glass of this drink …   English dictionary

  • Shandy — DEC …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • shandy — n British a weakling, person unable or unwilling to take strong drink. Not to be confused with hand shandy …   Contemporary slang

  • shandy — noun (plural shandies) Date: 1888 1. shandygaff 2. a drink consisting of beer and lemonade …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • shandy — shan …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • shandy — /shan dee/, n., pl. shandies. Chiefly Brit. 1. a mixture of beer and lemonade. 2. shandygaff. [1885 90; short for SHANDYGAFF] * * * …   Universalium