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Singapore sling

Line breaks: Singa|pore sling
Pronunciation: /sɪŋəpɔːˈslɪŋ
 
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Definition of Singapore sling in English:

noun

A cocktail made from gin and cherry brandy.
Example sentences
  • Premixed Singapore slings are served in a tacky glass with a cheapo straw and stirrer.
  • In Asia, it's the Singapore sling, as indivisible from the colonial grandeur of historic Raffles Hotel as ceiling fans, crumpled cream linen and the ghosts of Somerset Maugham and Rudyard Kipling.
  • Once upon a time we were still in love, sipping Singapore slings in the El Paso International Airport bar.

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