cocktail

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈkɒkteɪl/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈkɑkˌteɪl/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(koktāl′)

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cocktail

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. [an alcoholic, a non-alcoholic, a children's] cocktail
  2. a [strong, smooth, fruity, creamy] cocktail
  3. [make, shake, prepare, invent, pour, serve] a cocktail
  4. [drank, gulped down, ordered] a cocktail
  5. had [shrimp, fruit] cocktail for lunch
  6. [took, overdosed on] a [deadly, fatal] cocktail of
  7. takes a cocktail of [medication, pills] (for)
  8. a cocktail of [jet fuel and kerosene, love and hate]
  9. [launched, hurled, threw, made] a Molotov cocktail
n as adj
  1. [is, works as] a cocktail [waiter, waitress, maker]
  2. a cocktail [shaker, glass, maker]
  3. cocktail [snacks, napkins, sausages, onions, sticks]
  4. go to a cocktail [reception, bar, party, lounge]
  5. was wearing a cocktail dress
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