dai·​qui·​ri | \ ˈda-kə-rē How to pronounce daiquiri (audio) , ˈdī- How to pronounce daiquiri (audio) \

Definition of daiquiri

: an alcoholic drink that is usually made of rum, crushed fruit or fruit juice, and sugar a frozen strawberry daiquiri

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Recent Examples on the Web The full menu is still being finalized, but expect a mix of classic and house cocktails such as a Oaxaca Old Fashioned and a frozen daiquiri, plus more than 20 types of beer on draft and in cans and bottles. Chuck Blount, San Antonio Express-News, 20 May 2021 Wet Willie’s, a daiquiri destination in Miami Beach. Lois K. Solomon, sun-sentinel.com, 19 May 2021 Cocktails help keep the mood light, and options include classic drinks like a caipirinha and a daiquiri. Sarah Blaskovich, Dallas News, 12 May 2021 And the 1940s saw the rise of the Air Mail, a honeyed daiquiri topped with Champagne. New York Times, 25 Mar. 2021 Tables outside restaurants were mostly full, and a daiquiri bar had more than a dozen people lined up waiting to enter. From Usa Today Network And Wire Reports, USA TODAY, 19 Mar. 2021 Cadillac showed the unfortunately toaster-y Personal Autonomous Vehicle, a concept for a self-driving car whose interior is essentially lounge seating for a small group, with adjustable lighting, aromatherapy and perhaps a daiquiri dispenser. Mark Phelan, Detroit Free Press, 18 Jan. 2021 First, for my favorite daiquiri at Marvel Bar, the celebrated cocktail lounge beneath the Bachelor Farmer. Sharyn Jackson, Star Tribune, 16 Dec. 2020 It’s tasty when sipped neat, but even better when shaken with lime juice and simple syrup to make a simple daiquiri. San Francisco Chronicle, 24 Nov. 2020

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First Known Use of daiquiri

1920, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for daiquiri

Daiquirí, Cuba

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The first known use of daiquiri was in 1920

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“Daiquiri.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/daiquiri. Accessed 28 Jul. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of daiquiri

: an alcoholic drink that is usually made of rum, crushed fruit or fruit juice, and sugar


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