noun(also sweet cider)
- 1North American An unfermented drink made by crushing fruit, typically apples.More example sentences
- I used to drink apple cider until they started talking about the need for it to be pasteurized.
- Complimentary cookies, coffee and apple cider will be served throughout the day.
- The baby shower was Sunday afternoon, and the cheesecake and apple cider were overflowing.
- 1.1 (also hard cider) An alcoholic drink made from fermented crushed fruit, typically apples.More example sentences
- On the night in question, it is claimed that vodka, cider and an alcopop were on offer to youngsters.
- This time, I had more cider, wines and tequila than is good for a person.
- Mr Williams said Luke had drunk brandy, cider and taken cannabis before he smashed a window in the house.
Middle English: from Old French sidre, via ecclesiastical Latin from ecclesiastical Greek sikera, from Hebrew šēḵār 'strong drink'.
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