cocktail lounge


: a public room (as in a hotel, club, or restaurant) where cocktails and other drinks are served

Examples of cocktail lounge in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Their Parisian cocktail lounge Pour Vous had burlesque dancers. Roger Vincent, Los Angeles Times, 3 Apr. 2023 The first floor holds all the entertainment spaces, including a media center, a dining room, a cocktail lounge, and an open-plan family kitchen that’s decked out with a 108-bottle wine cabinet to store your vintages. Abby Montanez, Robb Report, 7 Nov. 2023 Life House Palm Springs is a stunning 66-key desert hotel, opening its doors on Nov. 2, with a pool, cocktail lounge, and a cactus garden with fire pits. Dobrina Zhekova, Travel + Leisure, 31 Oct. 2023 The elegant ship was once a city at sea, with five dining areas, cocktail lounges, swimming pools, beauty salons, a music studio, and a grand ballroom. Catherine Garcia, The Week, 3 Sep. 2023 Sal and David also own The Sofie cocktail lounge next door, located in the lower level of 777 N. Jefferson Street. Hannah Kirby, Journal Sentinel, 9 June 2023 Through careful detective work, Bennett identifies the first poetry slam — held at the Green Mill cocktail lounge on July 20, 1986 — by the experimental artist and poet Marc Smith., 6 Apr. 2023 The cocktail lounge offers a much different experience from the rest of the area’s watering holes. Eric Twardzik, Condé Nast Traveler, 14 Mar. 2023 Darling lives in the penthouse, complete with a cocktail lounge, living room, a walk-in Barbie closet, guest room, bedroom, and bathroom. Sarah Spellings, Vogue, 18 July 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1934, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of cocktail lounge was in 1934

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“Cocktail lounge.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Dec. 2023.

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