cocktail glass


Definition of 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 Much of my San Francisco life — like much of San Francisco life itself — had revolved around restaurants, until they were whisked away faster than an empty cocktail glass at Che Fico. Rachel Levin,, "So you love a restaurant. Are you morally obligated to buy takeout right now?," 3 Sep. 2020 Shake hard for 30 seconds, then double-strain into the cocktail glass. M. Carrie Allan, Washington Post, "Refreshing cocktails to carry us through a summer like no other," 8 July 2020 Celebrity chef Ina Garten went viral earlier this month after posting on Instagram a two-minute video mixing her favorite Cosmopolitan in a pitcher, pouring some into a giant cocktail glass, then taking a sip—at 9:30 in the morning. Bojan Pancevski, WSJ, "Happy Hour Comes Nearly Every Day for Social Drinkers as Coronavirus Keeps Them Home," 27 Apr. 2020 Cosmopolitan Ingredients: 45mL lemon vodka 15mL triple sec 30mL cranberry juice 10mL lime juice ice orange zest, or lime wedge on the rim of the glass for garnish Directions: Shake ingredients with ice and strain into a cocktail glass. Shacamree Gowdy, Houston Chronicle, "These 5 quarantini recipes lets you enjoy happy hour while maintaining social distancing," 28 Apr. 2020 Peter Weber's Facial Injury While shooting the upcoming season of The Bachelor in Costa Rica, the latest franchise star fell, hitting his head on several cocktail glasses in the process. Kate Hogan,, "A History of Some of the Scariest Injuries and Illnesses on The Bachelor and Bachelorette," 8 Oct. 2019 From avoiding single-use cocktail glasses to alternative gift wrapping, here’s how to cut back on trash during one of the most waste-ridden times of the year. Kelly Allen, House Beautiful, "Here Are 4 Easy Ways to Limit Waste This Holiday Season," 23 Dec. 2019 On October 8, 2019, Radar Online reported that Peter received emergency surgery in Costa Rica after hitting his head on a cocktail glass. Lia Beck,, "A Refresher On Peter’s Bachelor Injury, In Case You Missed It," 27 Jan. 2020 Take a piece of the candy and wet the yellow base slightly, then slide it, pressing gently, along the rim of a cocktail glass. M. Carrie Allan, The Denver Post, "How to concoct frighteningly good Halloween cocktails," 23 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of cocktail glass

1873, in the meaning defined above

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14 Sep 2020

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“Cocktail glass.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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