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American English: /ˈkɑkˌteɪl/
British English: /ˈkɒkteɪl/

Translation of cocktail in Spanish:


  • 1 countable (drink) 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
    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.
  • 2 countable and uncountable (food)
    cóctel (masculine) de algo
    fruit cocktail 1, → shrimp cocktail
    Example sentences
    • On the menu are such delights of Olde England: prawn cocktail, steak Diane and banana flambé
    • A tempting array of starters ranged from melon, garlic bread and prawn cocktail through to pasta dishes which could have been a main course in themselves.
    • Her preferences seem to rest mainly on seafood cocktails, shrimp and tilapia - a fish I normally find to be insipid stuff.
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