cocktail party

noun

Definition of cocktail party

  1. :  an informal or semiformal party or gathering at which cocktails are served

First Known Use of cocktail party

1928


COCKTAIL PARTY Defined for English Language Learners

cocktail party

noun

Definition of cocktail party for English Language Learners

  • : a usually formal party at which alcoholic drinks are served

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