- 1.1 c (drink) cóctel (m), coctel (m), combinado (m) he invited us over for cocktails nos invitó a tomar unas copas or unos tragos a lethal cocktail un cóctel or coctel explosivo (before n) cocktail bar bar (m), coctelería (f) cocktail cabinet (BrE) mueble-bar (m) cocktail dress traje (m) de fiesta cocktail lounge salón (m) de fiestas cocktail mixer coctelera (f) cocktail onion cebollita (f) perla cocktail party cóctel (m), coctel (m) cocktail sausage salchicha (f) de aperitivo cocktail shaker coctelera (f) cocktail stick palillo (m), mondadientes (m), escarbadientes (m) 1.2 c u (food) shrimp o (BrE also) prawn cocktail cóctel (m) de camarones or (Esp) de gambas or (CS) de langostinos, langostinos (mpl) con salsa golf (RPl)
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
A gitano is a member of Spain's gypsy community. Gypsies often live in camps and retain their nomadic habits. They have preserved many of their customs and do not usually integrate into the mainstream of Spanish society. Their language is caló. Gypsies have been a great influence on flamenco, and many of the best performers are gypsies.