1. cocktail

noun. ['ˈkɑːkˌteɪl'] a short mixed drink.


  • Bloody Mary
  • grasshopper
  • screwdriver
  • sour
  • manhattan
  • Sazerac
  • rum cocktail
  • White Russian
  • gin and it
  • sidecar
  • mixed drink
  • Harvey Wallbanger
  • margarita
  • old fashioned
  • martini
  • pink lady
  • bullshot
  • planter's punch
  • daiquiri
  • stinger


  • harmonious

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Words that Rhyme with Cocktail

  • coattail
  • dovetail
  • fairytale
  • fantail
  • folktale
  • foxtail
  • horsetail
  • ponytail
  • robitaille
  • telltale
  • whitetail
  • whitetail
  • whitetail

How do you pronounce cocktail?

Pronounce cocktail as ˈkɑkˌteɪl.

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UK - How to pronounce cocktail in British English

Example sentences of the word cocktail

1. Noun, singular or mass
Make sure they are served the signature cocktail for the evening and direct them to where they are seated.

Quotes containing the word cocktail

1. We were not a hugging people. In terms of emotional comfort it was our belief that no amount of physical contact could match the healing powers of a well made cocktail.
- David Sedaris, Naked

2. Darling, when things go wrong in life, you lift your chin, put on a ravishing smile, mix yourself a little cocktail...
- Sophie Kinsella

3. How 'bout a shot of truth in that denial cocktail.
- Jennifer Salaiz

2. cocktail

noun. ['ˈkɑːkˌteɪl'] an appetizer served as a first course at a meal.


  • appetizer
  • fruit cocktail
  • starter
  • appetiser
  • crab cocktail


  • tasteless
  • unsoured
  • good-natured
  • fragrant