A carbonated soft drink with a bitter flavour, used as a mixer with gin or other spirits (originally used as a stimulant of appetite and digestion): a bottle of tonic water [count noun]: the taste of different tonic waters
More example sentences
- Soda water, seltzer water and tonic water are not considered bottled waters.
- The basic mixers are cola, lemon-lime soda, tonic water, soda water, orange juice, cranberry juice, tomato juice, ginger ale and grapefruit juice.
- If you have mixed drinks, use mixers that are sugar-free, such as diet soda, tonic water, club soda or seltzer.
Definition of tonic water in:
- The US English dictionary