Meaning of “tonic” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun uk us /ˈtɒnɪk/
DRINK [ C, U ] (also tonic water, uk us )

a drink with bubbles in it that has a slightly bitter taste and is often added to alcoholic drinks

FEEL BETTER [ no plural ]

something that makes you feel better:

Spending time with Leo is always a tonic.

(Definition of “tonic” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)