Coke vs Cokelike - What's the difference?

coke | cokelike |


As a noun coke

is (uncountable|informal) cola-based soft drink.

As an adjective cokelike is

resembling coke or some aspect of it.

coke

English

Etymology 1

Perhaps from (etyl) colke .

Noun

(-)
  • (uncountable) Solid residue from roasting coal in a coke oven; used principally as a fuel and in the production of steel and formerly as a domestic fuel.
  • * The plant should produce approximately 550,000 tons of screened blast furnace coke per year.
  • Derived terms
    *biocoke

    Verb

  • To produce coke from coal.
  • To turn into coke.
  • Etymology 2

    Originated circa 1908 in American English as a shortening of cocaine .

    Noun

    (-)
  • (informal, slang, uncountable) Cocaine.
  • See also
    * coca

    Etymology 3

    1909, from the name of the American company Coca-Cola'' and the beverage it produced; the drink was named for two of its original ingredients, ''coca'' leaves and ''cola nut.

    Noun

    (en noun)
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  • Synonyms

    * (soft drink) see the list at (m)

    References

    * http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?term=coke ----

    cokelike

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Resembling coke or some aspect of it.
  • Synonyms

    * coky