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cocktail

Pronunciation: /ˈkɑːkteɪl; ˈkɒkteɪl/

Translation of cocktail in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 countable/numerable (drink) cóctel (masculine), coctel (masculine), combinado (masculine) he invited us over for cocktails nos invitó a tomar unas copas or unos tragos a lethal cocktail un cóctel or coctel explosivo cocktail mixer coctelera (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • The fight came at the end of a night's clubbing during which the prince is reported to have drunk vodka cocktails, tequila and beer.
    • Just as my fellow students were intimidated by formal grammar, a lot of otherwise sophisticated people are intimidated by spirits, cocktails and mixed drinks.
    • Spring is the time in her restaurant for rum drinks, cocktails with fruit and drinks with fizz.
    1.2 c and u (food) cóctel (masculine) de algo fruit cocktail 1, shrimp cocktail

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