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Definition of Cocktail

Cocktail

  1. A beverage made of brandy, whisky, or gin, iced, flavored, and sweetened.
  2. A horse, not of pure breed, but having only one eighth or one sixteenth impure blood in his veins.
  3. A mean, half-hearted fellow; a coward.
  4. A species of rove beetle; -- so called from its habit of elevating the tail.

Cocktail Quotations

It took me years to eat a lot of shellfish. I was probably 20 years old before I had even seen a shrimp cocktail. I like oysters, but fried.
Dolly Parton

Never trust any complicated cocktail that remains perfectly clear until the last ingredient goes in, and then immediately clouds.
Terry Pratchett

Civilization is a youth with a molotov cocktail in his hand. Culture is the Soviet tank or L.A. cop that guns him down.
Edward Abbey

Arrogance, ignorance, and incompetence. Not a pretty cocktail of personality traits in the best of situations. No sirree. Not a pretty cocktail in an office-mate and not a pretty cocktail in a head of state. In fact, in a leader, it's a lethal cocktail.
Graydon Carter

Something about glamour interested me. All my schoolbooks had drawings of women on terraces with a cocktail and a cigarette.
Bill Blass
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Cocktail Translations

cocktail in Afrikaans is kelkie
cocktail in Dutch is cocktail
cocktail in German is Cocktail
cocktail in Spanish is combinado

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