[alsoc-] an iced drink made with gin (Tom Collins), or vodka, rum, whiskey, etc., mixed with soda water, lime or lemon juice, and sugar
Origin of Collinssupposedly after its inventor, a bartender named Tom Collins
- 1890-1922; Ir. revolutionary leader
- 1824-89; Eng. novelist
- 1721-59; Eng. poet
A tall iced drink made with liquor, such as gin, carbonated water, sugar, and lemon or lime juice.
Origin of collinsProbably from the name Collins