Translation of cocktail in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˈkɑːkteɪl; ˈkɒkteɪl/


  • 1.1 countable/numerable (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 noun/delante del nombre) cocktail bar bar (m), coctelería (f) cocktail cabinet (British English/inglés británico) mueble-bar (masculine) cocktail dress traje (masculine) de fiesta cocktail lounge salón (masculine) de fiestas cocktail mixer coctelera (feminine) cocktail onion cebollita (feminine) perla cocktail party cóctel (m), coctel (m) cocktail sausage salchicha (feminine) de aperitivo cocktail shaker coctelera (feminine) cocktail stick palillo (m), mondadientes (m), escarbadientes (m)
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    • 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 countable or uncountable/numerable o no numerable (food) shrimp o (in British English also/en inglés británico también) prawn cocktail cóctel (masculine) de camarones or (Spain/España) de gambas or (Southern Cone/Cono Sur) de langostinos, langostinos (masculine plural) con salsa golf (River Plate area/Río de la Plata)

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