Definition of cognac in English:


Syllabification: co·gnac
Pronunciation: /ˈkōnˌyak, ˈkän-, ˈkôn-


  • A high-quality brandy, properly that distilled in Cognac in western France.
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    • The number of people who finish the evening off with an amaretto, sambuca, cognac, or brandy is on the decline, he says.
    • It helps to have lots of vodka, gin, scotch, brandy, and cognac for all to swill down.
    • At the current rate of shrinkage, blended Scotch may lose its spot to cognac and brandy within a few years.

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