Definition of cocktail napkin in English:

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cocktail napkin

Entry from US English dictionary


A small napkin designed to be placed under a drink when it is served.
Example sentences
  • E-mail, like nearly all writing (including things written on a blackboard or a cocktail napkin, if they're more than just a few words), is automatically copyrighted.
  • My apologies to the guy next to me whose cocktail napkin I filched to dab my eyes.
  • I felt fantastic until I looked over my shoulder and saw her alone at the bar wiping her watery eyes with a tattered cocktail napkin.

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Syllabification: cock·tail nap·kin

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