HyperDic: cocktail

English > 2 senses of the word cocktail:
NOUNfoodcocktaila short mixed drink
foodcocktailan appetizer served as a first course at a meal
cocktail > pronunciation
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English > cocktail: 2 senses > noun 1, food
MeaningA short mixed drink.
NarrowerBloody MaryA cocktail made with vodka and spicy tomato juice
Harvey WallbangerA cocktail made of vodka or gin and orange juice and Galliano
SazeracA cocktail made with bourbon with bitters and Pernod and sugar served with lemon peel
White RussianA cocktail made with vodka, coffee liqueur, and milk or cream
bullshotA cocktail made with vodka and beef bouillon or consomme
daiquiri, rum cocktailA cocktail made with rum and lime or lemon juice
gimletA cocktail made of gin or vodka and lime juice
gin and itA cocktail made of gin and sweet vermouth
grasshopperA cocktail made of creme de menthe and cream (sometimes with creme de cacao)
manhattanA cocktail made with whiskey and sweet vermouth with a dash of bitters
margaritaA cocktail made of tequila and triple sec with lime and lemon juice
martiniA cocktail made of gin (or vodka) with dry vermouth
old fashionedA cocktail made of whiskey and bitters and sugar with fruit slices
pink ladyA cocktail made of gin and brandy with lemon juice and grenadine shaken with an egg white and ice
planter's punchA cocktail made of rum and lime or lemon juice with sugar and sometimes bitters
screwdriverA cocktail made with vodka and orange juice
sidecarA cocktail made of orange liqueur with lemon juice and brandy
sourA cocktail made of a liquor (especially whiskey or gin) mixed with lemon or lime juice and sugar
stingerA cocktail made of made of creme de menthe and brandy
Broadermixed drinkmade of two or more ingredients
Spanishcocktail, coctel, cóctel
Catalancòctel
English > cocktail: 2 senses > noun 2, food
MeaningAn appetizer served as a first course at a meal.
Narrowercrab cocktailA cocktail of cold cooked crabmeat and a sauce
fruit cocktailA mixture of sliced or diced fruits
shrimp cocktailA cocktail of cold cooked shrimp and a sauce
Broaderappetizer, appetiser, starterFood or drink to stimulate the appetite (usually served before a meal or as the first course)
Spanishcóctel
Catalancòctel

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