Definition of caipirinha in English:


Syllabification: cai·pi·ri·nha
Pronunciation: /ˌkīpēˈrēnyä, ˌkīpəˈrinyə


A Brazilian cocktail made with cachaca, lime or lemon juice, sugar, and crushed ice.
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  • And signature cocktails include tart blueberry caipirinhas resembling sesame-seed-flecked wheatgrass juice, knockout kiwi mojitos and watermelon lemonade.
  • And caipirinhas are less a cocktail, more a way of life.
  • I learned how to make a wild berry mojito, a caipirinha, a pisco sour and a watermelon margarita.


Brazilian Portuguese, from caipira 'yokel'.

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