noun (plural toddies)[mass noun]
- 1A drink made of spirits with hot water, sugar, and sometimes spices: a hot toddy [mass noun]: they drank even more toddyMore example sentences
- On Christmas Eve, people eat Lenten foods (no meat or dairy products) and drink hot toddies (warm brandy with honey).
- Many operators have moved beyond the standard coffee-based drinks to include cutting edge drinks like chai latte and reborn traditionals like hot toddies, spiked cider and mulled wines.
- I dissolved some aspirin, swigged it, and then sat back to enjoy the first of several hot rum toddies, sipping gratefully, huddled by the big radiator in the kitchen.
- 2The naturally alcoholic sap of some kinds of palm, used as a beverage in tropical countries.More example sentences
- The latest technology transfer under process is the process of making sweet palm toddy or neera.
- Men engage in open sea and lagoon fishing from canoes as well as the gathering of coconuts and palm toddy and the more strenuous forms of cultivation.
- He called me over and passed me a small bottle of toddy - the fermented and alcoholic sap - to taste.
early 17th century (in sense 2): from Marathi tāḍī, Hindi tāṛī, from Sanskrit tāḏī 'palmyra'.
More definitions of toddyDefinition of toddy in:
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