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swizzle stick Line breaks: swiz¦zle stick
Pronunciation: /ˈswɪzlstɪk/

Definition of swizzle stick in English:


A stick used for frothing up still drinks or taking the fizz out of sparkling ones.
Example sentences
  • Have a coke with a couple lime wedges in it + ice + a swizzle stick.
  • I have a swizzle stick and I know how to use it… well, I don't actually, but I'm sure I'll soon learn the correct wrist action.
  • Karen Kitt pointed at the wall-clock with her swizzle stick.

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