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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

As a coping mechanism, or as a way to make a little hard count by shilling demons in the shadows, I try not to belittle the thought process of the conspiracy theorists. As a cocktail waitress in Vegas once schooled me: never get down on anybody else's hustle.
John Ridley

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

Everybody is continuously connected to everybody else on Twitter, on Facebook, on Instagram, on Reddit, e-mailing, texting, faster and faster, with the flood of information jeopardizing meaning. Everybody's talking at once in a hypnotic, hyper din: the cocktail party from hell.
Maureen Dowd

Mix one part Denzel Washington and two parts Eva Mendes and you have a nice hot cocktail.
Dean Cain

Criminal justice, as it pertains to the Goldmans and Morgan Stanleys of the world, is not adversarial combat, with cops and crooks duking it out in interrogation rooms and courthouses. Instead, it's a cocktail party between friends and colleagues who from month to month and year to year are constantly switching sides and trading hats.
Matt Taibbi
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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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