Definition of shandy in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈʃandi

noun (plural shandies)

[mass noun] British
Beer mixed with a non-alcoholic drink (typically lemonade): [with modifier]: a pint of lager shandy [count noun]: a shandy would be nice
More example sentences
  • She normally drank shandy, but vodka did not seem inappropriate in the circumstances (in fact, I wished I'd asked for a double Southern Comfort myself, no soda, no ice).
  • I washed it down with a pint of John Smith's, which with my soft friend's lager shandy came to more than £5 a little steep, I am sure you will agree.
  • The pub was quiet as Dan sipped his pint of Stella shandy, served by a barman who he'd never seen doing the evening shift.


late 19th century: abbreviation of shandygaff, in the same sense, of unknown origin.

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