cocktail glass

noun

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

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Shake the first three ingredients and strain into a cocktail glass. Hudson Lindenberger, Forbes, 19 Dec. 2022 Dash of Angostura bitters Shake all the ingredients except the bitters over ice and strain into a cocktail glass. Discover Magazine, 28 Mar. 2013 In a cocktail glass, garnish with cranberries, a lemon wheel, and a sprig of rosemary. Paris Wolfe, cleveland, 8 Dec. 2022 Little Italy Add ingredients to a mixing glass, stir on ice for 10 to 20 seconds and strain up into a cocktail glass. Jason O'bryan, Robb Report, 19 Nov. 2022 There's a mixing glass and strainer, decanter, ice bucket, and several cocktail glass styles, including High Ball, Double Old Fashioned, and shot glasses. Mark Stock, Men's Health, 8 Nov. 2022 Mean Girls fans will instantly recognize the pink sweatsuit, video camera and cocktail glass combination as Regina's mother from the 2004 cult classic. Catherine Santino, Peoplemag, 11 Oct. 2022 The whimsical sculpture is set among others including a prickly cactus, cocktail glass and pink flamingo. Demetrius Simms, Robb Report, 30 Sep. 2022 The raw, soul-baring Billie in the first act is replaced in the second act with the consummate concert artist, although her cocktail glass remains ever-present at arm’s length. Pam Kragen, San Diego Union-Tribune, 26 Sep. 2022 See More

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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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Cite this Entry

“Cocktail glass.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cocktail%20glass. Accessed 26 Jan. 2023.

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