- IPA: [ˈmɪɫk.ʃeɪk]
milkshake (plural milkshakes)
- A thick beverage consisting of milk and ice cream mixed together, often with fruit, chocolate, or other flavoring.
- (New England, Australia, New Zealand) A thin beverage, similar to the above, but with no ice cream or significantly less of it.
- A beverage consisting of fruit juice, water, and some milk, as served in Southeast Asia.
- (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.
- (slang, horse racing) An alkaline supplement administered to a horse to improve its racing performance.
- (New England) frappe (thick beverage)
- (Rhode Island) cabinet (thick beverage)
- (Australia) thickshake (thick beverage)
- French: milk-shake, (Quebec) lait frappé, (Suisse romande)/(New England) frappé
- German: Milchmixgetränk, Milchmischgetränk, Milchmix, Milchshake
- Italian: frullato, milkshake, frappè
- Portuguese: batida, vitamina, milkshake
- Russian: моло́чный кокте́йль
- Spanish: batido, licuado
- French: mayonnaise
milkshake (milkshakes, present participle milkshaking; past and past participle milkshaked)
- (transitive, slang, horse racing) To administer an alkaline supplement to (a horse) to improve its racing performance.
- (transitive, informal, neologism) To throw a milkshake at (a person).
- A politician was milkshaked during the protest.