Definition of Buck's Fizz in English:

Buck's Fizz


  • [mass noun] Champagne or sparkling white wine mixed with orange juice as a cocktail.

    ‘there will be Buck's Fizz to get the party going’
    [count noun] ‘treat yourself to a Bloody Mary or Buck's Fizz’
    • ‘And, just in case that's not good enough for you, there was a huge display of Babycham Bucks Fizz in Tesco today.’
    • ‘My Hogmanay was typified by three games of Cluedo with the kids, a glass of Bucks Fizz and a handful of inedible snacks to the accompaniment of increasingly loud Chinese fireworks.’
    • ‘You will be treated to a Brass Band and Bucks Fizz reception as you board the East Lancashire Steam Train at Bolton Street Station, Bury.’
    • ‘Of course Christmas Day kicks off with a glass of Buck's Fizz accompanied by bagels and smoked salmon before the neighbours call round for sherry and mince pies.’
    • ‘The Sunday papers are spread messily around, and the hiss from our glasses of Buck's Fizz competes with the crackling log fire to be the most pleasurable sound.’
    • ‘Glass of sherry, Pimms, Bucks Fizz or wine/soft drinks on arrival’
    • ‘The event at the Winners Lounge on June 26 starts at 7.30 pm and will include a Bucks Fizz reception, dinner, music, a raffle and an auction.’
    • ‘Some time later we were all given a complimentary bottle of Bucks Fizz.’
    • ‘Members of the Bolton Sub-Aqua Club went to High Rid reservoir in Lostock for a morning dive, where they drank Bucks Fizz and enjoyed a barbecue to welcome in 2003.’
    • ‘Celebrate St George's Day on Friday with a Bucks Fizz reception and five-course dinner at Kirkby Lonsdale Institute.’
    • ‘The Celebration Ball, sponsored by HSBC and Schofield Sweeney Solicitors, will begin at 7pm with a Bucks Fizz reception.’
    • ‘But there was good food and plenty of Bucks Fizz so a good evening.’
    • ‘The goods taken, which included 12 bottles of Buck's Fizz, vintage bottles of spirits and a bottle of champagne, were all to be used as prizes in a draw at the German Shepherd Welfare Fund's charity day in September.’
    • ‘My mum spoiled me with breakfast in bed, toast, scrambled egg, smoked salmon and Bucks Fizz.’
    • ‘Residents from the homes for the elderly complex enjoyed a glass of Bucks Fizz as they mingled with the dignitaries before the centrepiece of the day - the official opening of the Homes' new, specially designed, gates.’
    • ‘Average costs for 60 people including Bucks Fizz, a three course meal, 40 bottles of wine, Champagne for the toasts, a finger buffet in the evening and the first round of drinks at the bar will not leave you much change from £5,000.’
    • ‘Meeting Michelle's future in-laws went very well; especially after we'd consumed a few bottles of Buck's Fizz.’
    • ‘Marks & Spencer, at Crossgates, Leeds, was another supporter of the event, giving Bucks Fizz for all the winners.’
    • ‘Free racecards will be available to all racegoers and there will be a Bucks Fizz reception in all enclosures from 12.15 pm until the first race to celebrate the return of racing to Catterick.’
    • ‘We drank Bucks Fizz in the kitchen with her while she chatted about her favourite products.’


1930s: from the name of Buck's Club, in London, and fizz.


Buck's Fizz

/ˌbʌks ˈfɪz/