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A strawberry milkshake with whipped cream on top.

EtymologyEdit

milk +‎ shake.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈmɪɫk.ʃeɪk]
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NounEdit

milkshake (plural milkshakes)

  1. A thick beverage consisting of milk and ice cream mixed together, often with fruit, chocolate, or other flavoring.
  2. (New England, Australia, New Zealand) A thin beverage, similar to the above, but with no ice cream or significantly less of it.
  3. A beverage consisting of fruit juice, water, and some milk, as served in Southeast Asia.
  4. (analogy, mechanics, informal) Accidental emulsion of oil and water in an engine.
    This milkshake under the oil cap, or on the dipstick, indicates a blown head gasket.
  5. (slang, horse racing) An alkaline supplement administered to a horse to improve its racing performance.

SynonymsEdit

  • (New England): frappe (thick beverage)
  • (Rhode Island): cabinet (thick beverage)
  • (Australia, and, New Zealand): thickshake (thick beverage)

TranslationsEdit

VerbEdit

milkshake (third-person singular simple present milkshakes, present participle milkshaking, simple past and past participle milkshaked)

  1. (transitive, slang, horse racing) To administer an alkaline supplement to (a horse) to improve its racing performance.
  2. (transitive, informal, neologism) To throw a milkshake at (a person).
    A politician was milkshaked during the protest.
    • 2019 May 26, Stewart Lee, “Are milkshakes the new politics of resistance?”, in The Guardian[1]:
      Indeed, the day before Farage was milkshaked, Leave EU issued an unauthorised, and now withdrawn, re-edit of a Beastie Boys video, showing him and Ann Widdecombe pouring beer over their political opponents.

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DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English milkshake.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmɪlk.ʃeːk/
  • Hyphenation: milk‧shake

NounEdit

milkshake m (plural milkshakes, diminutive milkshakeje n)

  1. milkshake

FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English milkshake

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

milkshake m (plural milkshakes)

  1. milkshake

SynonymsEdit


Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From English milkshake

NounEdit

milkshake m (definite singular milkshaken, indefinite plural milkshaker, definite plural milkshakene)

  1. a milkshake

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From English milkshake

NounEdit

milkshake m (definite singular milkshaken, indefinite plural milkshakar, definite plural milkshakane)

  1. a milkshake

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PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English milkshake.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

milkshake m (plural milkshakes)

  1. milkshake (milk and ice cream beverage)