Bloody Mary


plural Bloody Marys
: a cocktail consisting essentially of vodka and usually spiced tomato juice

Examples of Bloody Mary in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web For the mom who loves pizza, Verde is serving up a $35, three-course brunch that includes coffee, tea, a mimosa or a Bloody Mary. Amanda Yeager, Baltimore Sun, 8 May 2024 Its mimosa, Motor Bike, Paloma and Bloody Mary cocktails have been joined by a tiramisu espresso martini, and an ube cold foam matcha drink is now available among the non-alcoholic brunch drinks menu. Pam Kragen, San Diego Union-Tribune, 10 May 2024 Hurricane Grill & Wings: Mom gets a free Bloody Mary on Sunday with any entrée purchase of at least $14.99 at participating locations. Mike Snider, USA TODAY, 10 May 2024 Cash bar available with Bloody Mary and Mimosa bar specials. Kylie Martin, Detroit Free Press, 5 May 2024 Bell Event Centre, 444 Reading Road, Pendleton Enjoy live music, a photo booth and bottomless mimosas or Bloody Mary's with an all-you-can-eat brunch buffet from 1-3 p.m. Tickets are $75 for those 21 and over and $55 for those under 21. Mariyam Muhammad, The Enquirer, 25 Apr. 2024 Related Articles Note: The Red Snapper is a later gin version of the Bloody Mary. Jeff Burkhart, The Mercury News, 19 Apr. 2024 Get the Recipe 04 of 80 Southern Living Bloody Mary Our take on a quintessential brunch sipper is positively bursting with flavor. Zoe Denenberg, Southern Living, 16 Apr. 2024 However, the Bloody Mary shake isn't entirely a joke. Claire Reid, Journal Sentinel, 1 Apr. 2024

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Word History


probably from Bloody Mary, appellation of Mary I of England

First Known Use

1939, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Bloody Mary was in 1939

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“Bloody Mary.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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