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[mass noun] A clear effervescent non-alcoholic drink flavoured with ginger extract.→ ginger
- ‘Of course, he was drinking ginger ale, despite the jeering he had received at the bar when he ordered the non-alcoholic drink.’
- ‘Pour fresh ginger ale or another light-colored soda into a tall glass.’
- ‘Then all you have to do just before serving is top up the jug with ice-cold fizzy lemonade, or ginger ale.’
- ‘We washed them down with ginger ale and iced tea, both served in satisfyingly large glasses.’
- ‘I took him a can of ginger ale, and the tomato soup.’
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