from The American HeritageĀ® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A small thin rod for stirring mixed drinks.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A small utensil used to mix or stir drinks like iced tea or cocktails.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a small stick used to stir mixed drinks


1859, from swizzleĀ ("alcoholic drink"). (Wiktionary)


  • Disantis nodded at the retreating waiter, removed the swizzle stick from his fresh drink, and placed the plastic saber in a row with seven others.

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