cocktail glass


: a bell-shaped drinking glass usually having a foot and stem and holding about three ounces (90 milliliters)

Examples of cocktail glass in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Stir briskly for 15 to 20 seconds, and strain off the ice into a chilled coupe or cocktail glass, and garnish with an orange peel, expressed across the top of the drink and then balanced on the rim. Jason O'Bryan, Robb Report, 11 May 2024 On April 27, Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner opened the doors to his Hollywood Hills home for a rummage sale that had hundreds of bargain hunters lining the block to pick over his Sterling Cooper swag, midcentury cocktail glasses, books about 1960s advertising and more. Benjamin Svetkey, The Hollywood Reporter, 3 Sep. 2019 The films were so popular, there is a style of cocktail glass named after the intrepid duo, the Nick & Nora. Maureen Lee Lenker,, 17 Apr. 2024 Enjoy! Test Kitchen Tip The amounts of tequila and lime juice can be halved to fit a smaller cocktail glass or to be less boozy in general. Kaitlyn Yarborough, Southern Living, 9 Apr. 2024 Every shot of a socialite smirking over the rim of a cocktail glass plays like the perfect reaction GIF. Angie Han, The Hollywood Reporter, 18 Mar. 2024 Shake hard six to eight seconds and fine strain into a cocktail glass. Jason O'Bryan, Robb Report, 1 Apr. 2023 Moisten the rim of your favorite cocktail glass with a lime wedge and dip it in the salt. – Add the grapefruit juice, tequila, lime juice and agave to a cocktail shaker with ice. Corey Inscoe, Charlotte Observer, 31 Jan. 2024 Strain liquid into a cocktail glass and top with a twisted piece of lemon peel as garnish. Victoria Moorwood, The Enquirer, 29 Feb. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

1873, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of cocktail glass was in 1873

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“Cocktail glass.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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