Definition of Alka-Seltzer in English:

Alka-Seltzer

noun

figurative
  • A trademark for: an aspirin-based remedy for headache, heartburn, upset stomach, etc., which is taken as a drink in water, in which it dissolves with effervescence. Also figurative (frequently attributive).

Origin

1930s; earliest use found in The Oakland Tribune. From alka- + seltzer.

Pronunciation

Alka-Seltzer

/ˈalkəˌsɛltsə//ˌalkəˈsɛltsə/