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Scotches and sodas

Scotches and sodas is a plural form of Scotch and soda

Scotch and soda


a highball with Scotch malt whiskey and club soda


food noun (foods and drinks)


Scotch and sodas | Scotches and sodas

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Definition references



the name for a family of mixed drinks that are composed of an alcoholic base spirit and a larger proportion of a non-alcoholic mixer. Originally, the most common highball was made with Scotch whisky and carbonated water, which is today called a "Scotch... (43 of 627 words, 1 image)


Highball (disambiguation)

may also refer to: Highball (film), a film by Noah Baumbach | Highballing to Victory, short US propaganda film made toward the end of World War II expressing the importance of material and transportation in the war effort | Highball Roller, 2009 debut ... (41 of 192 words, 11 definitions)

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Collins Dictionary:

highball [United States]

a long iced drink consisting of a spirit base with water, soda water, etc | (originally in railway use) a signal that the way ahead is clear and one ... (28 of 477 words, 4 definitions, 7 usage examples, pronunciation)



highball [entry 1, noun]

an iced drink containing liquor (as whiskey) and water or a carbonated beverage (as ginger ale) and served in a tall glass | a railroad signal for a ... (27 of 57 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)


highball [entry 2, verb] | barrel [synonym] | belt [synonym] | blast [synonym] | blaze [synonym] | blow [synonym] | bolt [synonym] | bomb [slang, synonym] | bowl [slang, synonym] | ...

to go at full or high speed (7 of 158 words, 2 usage examples)

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Random House Dictionary:


a drink of whiskey mixed with club soda or ginger ale and served with ice in a tall glass. | [railroads] ; a signal to start a train, given with the ... (30 of 75 words, 5 definitions, pronunciation)


New World Dictionary:

highball [United States]

liquor, usually whiskey or brandy, mixed with water, soda water, ginger ale, etc. and served with ice in a tall glass | a railroad signal, originally ... (25 of 65 words, 3 definitions, pronunciation)


Oxford Dictionary:


[North American] : a drink consisting of a spirit, especially whisky, and a mixer such as soda, served with ice in a tall glass. | [informal] : a ... (27 of 59 words, 4 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciation)


American Heritage Dictionary:

highball | highballed [past tense] | highballing [present participle] | highballs [3rd-person singular present]

A cocktail served in a tall glass and consisting of liquor, such as whiskey, mixed with water or a carbonated beverage. | A railroad signal indicating ... (25 of 46 words, 4 definitions, pronunciation)


Macmillan British Dictionary:

highball [countable, United States] | highballs [plural]

an alcoholic drink made by mixing whisky with water or soda, usually served in a tall glass (17 of 44 words, pronunciation)



highball | highballs [plural] | highballed [past tense] | highballing [present participle] | lowball [antonym, sense-specific]

A cocktail made from spirit plus soda water etc. | [rail transport] An all clear or full speed ahead signal. | To make an estimate which tends toward exaggeration. | [slang, rare or erroneous] To move quickly; to hightail. (36 of 42 words, 4 definitions, 1 usage example)


Cambridge Dictionary:

highball [United States]

an alcoholic drink made with whisky and water or soda (water with bubbles) (13 of 21 words, pronunciations)


Encarta Dictionary:

highball | highballs [plural] | highballed [past tense] | highballing [present participle]

a drink consisting of liquor mixed with ice and water or a carbonated drink, usually served in a tall glass | a railroad signal indicating that the ... (26 of 110 words, 3 definitions, pronunciation)

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