Definition of long drink in English:

long drink


  • A large and refreshing cold drink in which alcohol, if present, is not heavily concentrated.

    ‘the summer menu features long drinks served in pitchers’
    • ‘Out in the leafy gardens there are wicker tables and long drinks in the garden by the tennis court, beside which ladies recline on chaise longues.’
    • ‘She likes the idea of lying on a sandy beach, sipping long drinks, and having her nails.’
    • ‘He sits down opposite us and orders long drinks in pretty colours.’
    • ‘In regions where the summer is long, hot and humid, long drinks are a tradition.’
    • ‘The so-called long drinks are in fact short drinks served over crushed ice.’
    • ‘The best thirst quenching long drinks are those made without too many ingredients.’
    • ‘Nothing could be better than just sitting in an easy chair, enjoying the cool breeze, with a long drink in one's hand, and watching the dragonflies and butterflies busily tire themselves.’
    • ‘They are charging up to £50 to get in and then every long drink costs £8 to £10.’
    • ‘Adding sparkling water or wine to many standard cocktails will make them into fine signature long drinks.’
    • ‘Overall they have crafted what is a thoroughly modern, stylish and super-smooth sound, all long drinks in late-summer afternoons and soft ocean breezes.’