Definition of energy drink in English:

energy drink


  • A soft drink containing a high percentage of sugar, caffeine, or another stimulant, typically consumed during or after sporting activity or as a way of overcoming tiredness.

    • ‘The car filled up with empty cans of energy drinks.’
    • ‘He thought a beer alternative to the thickly sweet energy drinks could be a success.’
    • ‘That night, participants were being asked to gauge their interest in a new energy drink.’
    • ‘They examined the effect of energy drinks on the body.’
    • ‘The research by a team of Brazilian scientists followed a study into the effects of energy drinks among a group of 136 nightclub revellers.’
    • ‘Instead, opt for a drink with a mere 6 percent sugar (of any species), the formula most energy drinks offer.’
    • ‘"The lads would have to drink litres of energy drinks to keep them hydrated," he added.’
    • ‘I see a lot of energy drinks with the ingredient taurine.’
    • ‘Taurine (usually 1g) is added to many popular energy drinks.’
    • ‘The majority of the players will drink water, some an energy drink.’
    • ‘One-quarter of all boys aged 12 to 18 have at least one energy drink a day.’
    • ‘Advertising, too, has targeted the stereotypes to sell everything from energy drinks to banking services.’
    • ‘Caffeine from coffee, supplements or energy drinks can help.’
    • ‘The taurine amounts in energy drinks are too low to have much effect.’
    • ‘Last week health ministers approved better labelling of energy drinks amid concerns about their caffeine content.’
    • ‘Cut out energy drinks or colas, which contain caffeine.’