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 Strain off the ice into a footed coupe or cocktail glass and garnish with an orange peel. Jason O'bryan, Robb Report, 26 Aug. 2021 That brings us to the season's first Veto Competition, which involves constructing a cocktail maze that sends a rolling cherry down into a large cocktail glass. Kyle Fowle,, 15 July 2021 The sub’s conning tower, where the periscope is located, is painted with Japanese flags representing its kills – and a cocktail glass representing the rescue of the Dutch submarine O-19. Peter Krouse, cleveland, 15 June 2021 Double strain into cocktail glass and garnish with a whole strawberry. Amanda Schuster, Forbes, 25 May 2021 To garnish your drink, hold the peel by its long edges, skin side facing down about an inch above the cocktail glass. Rebekah Peppler, Los Angeles Times, 2 Apr. 2021 Shake and then strain into a cocktail glass with or without salt. Katy Severson,, 2 Apr. 2021 Method: Shake all ingredients vigorously with plenty ice, strain into a cocktail glass. Kimberly Wilson, Essence, 22 Feb. 2021 It’s 2 ounces of American whiskey, an ounce of sweet vermouth and a couple of dashes of Angostura bitters, stirred with ice, strained into a cocktail glass and garnished with a cherry. Eric Felten, WSJ, 24 Dec. 2020

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First Known Use of cocktail glass

1873, in the meaning defined above

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3 Sep 2021

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“Cocktail glass.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Sep. 2021.

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