cocktail hour

Definition of cocktail hour

  1. :  a time when people drink cocktails (such as before dinner)

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  a usually iced drink of wine or distilled liquor mixed with flavoring ingredients

    :  something resembling or suggesting such a drink as being a mixture of often diverse elements or ingredients

    :  a mixture of agents usually in solution that is taken or used especially for medical treatment or diagnosis

  1. :  of, relating to, or set aside for cocktails

    :  designed for semiformal wear

  1. :  a horse with its tail docked

  1. :  a time or office for daily liturgical devotion

    :  canonical hour

    :  the 24th part of a day :  60 minutes

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