Definition of cognac in English:

Share this entry

cognac

Pronunciation: /ˈkɒnjak/

noun

[mass noun]
A high-quality brandy, strictly speaking that distilled in Cognac in western France: we went to a bar and had some cognac [count noun]: a good range of cognacs
More example sentences
  • The number of people who finish the evening off with an amaretto, sambuca, cognac, or brandy is on the decline, he says.
  • It helps to have lots of vodka, gin, scotch, brandy, and cognac for all to swill down.
  • At the current rate of shrinkage, blended Scotch may lose its spot to cognac and brandy within a few years.

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: co¦gnac

Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.