Shirley Temple love

Definitions

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  • n. A non-alcoholic cocktail traditionally made with ginger ale, grenadine syrup, and orange juice garnished with a maraschino cherry and slice of lemon. The ginger ale is commonly substituted with lemon-lime soft drink, and the orange juice is commonly left out.

Etymologies

Named after Shirley Temple, famous child actress from the 1920s to 1940s. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The U.S. Ambassador was our old friend Shirley Temple Black, who with her husband, Charlie, worked as a very effective team for the United States.

    Barbara Bush

  • Before we went, I called an old friend from our UN days, Shirley Temple Black, and asked her for any advice she might have since she had served there as ambassador.

    Barbara Bush

  • Until she’d learned the fine art of combining straightening gel and the blow-dryer, she’d been the victim of fat sausage ringlets that had made her look like a skinny, way-less-cute Shirley Temple and had led to Matt calling her Curls.

    Whispers At Midnight

  • Fueled by their praise that I was better and more talented than Ms. Shirley Temple herself, whom I watched on TV and idolized, I copied her every move, pressing my fingers into my cheeks in an attempt to create dimples and constantly begging my mom to curl my hair into ringlets.

    Roseanne Archy

  • Debbie sang and danced and impersonated Shirley Temple like I did, but she was thin and bubbly and I was fat and morose, so you do the math.

    Roseanne Archy

  • Fill the room with streamers and balloons and start the party off with a few rounds of Shirley Temple Blacks—ginger ale, grenadine and a maraschino cherry matured by a dose of Johnny Walker Black.

    The Swell Dressed Party

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