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.
Definition of shandy in:
- The US English dictionary