Definition of pear cider in US English:

pear cider


North American
  • 1An unfermented drink made by crushing pears.

    ‘you can sample some of the sweetest and freshest apple and pear ciders around’
    • ‘With pancakes and French toast, I usually like a nice glass of sparkling pear cider.’
    • ‘Two cups fresh unfiltered apple or pear cider.’
    • ‘The pear cider is thicker, smoother, and sweeter without being cloying.’
    • ‘When Dad declined the wine, he was instead treated to a nonalcoholic pear cider so he wouldn't feel left out.’
    • ‘They toasted one another with flutes of nonalcoholic sparkling pear cider.’
    1. 1.1 An alcoholic drink made from the fermented juice of pears.
      ‘the pear cider had gone to my head’
      • ‘We eat a three-course lunch with a glass of chilled Kopparberg pear cider at the little place called Oregano and pay just over £2 a head.’
      • ‘She pops to the bar to procure us all delicious pear cider.’
      • ‘Between 1,400 and 1,500 people enjoyed beer, cider and perries (a type of pear cider) at the Campaign for Real Ale (Camra) event at Surrey County Staff Club in Penrhyn Road.’
      • ‘The pear cider is thicker, smoother, and sweeter without being cloying.’
      • ‘Even after 4 pints of pear cider, I told myself I'd sleep and be fine in the morning.’
      • ‘You can even get pear cider, which is delicious.’
      • ‘New Year's Eve was nice - we spent the evening playing board games, listening to music, eating hors d'oeuvres and drinking hard pear cider at my parents' house.’
      • ‘We end up at a bar and grill with the slowest service ever; lunch is a pint of pear cider and half an order of popcorn shrimp.’
      • ‘I drank pear cider, which I didn't know existed but is yummy, and we sat out on the balcony/terrace area and talked for a while before heading home.’
      • ‘The cheese gets its name from a variety of pear from which perry (pear cider) is made, and in which the cheese is washed.’
      • ‘A gin & tonic on an empty stomach impairs the judgement just enough to prompt one to order a pear cider with said substitute dinner instead of a non-alcoholic beverage.’
      • ‘We sat chatting about all sorts of surreal stuff and then Bri poured us both a glass of pear cider with ice.’