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

Examples of daiquiri in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Constante made the daiquiri and left enough in the shaker for two more. Ernest Hemingway, The New Yorker, "Pursuit as Happiness," 1 June 2020 El Nacional – Hotel Nacional, Havana Perhaps the most delicious hotel cocktail on this list, this twist on the daiquiri, which sometimes goes by the name Hotel Nacional instead, combines the sweetness of apricot brandy, rum, pineapple, and lime. Alex Erdekian, Condé Nast Traveler, "7 Classic Cocktails Invented in Hotels—And How to Make Them at Home," 11 May 2020 Grab a daiquiri and enjoy an island vacation from your couch. Andrea Romano, Travel + Leisure, "Enjoy Island Living While Stuck at Home by Taking a Virtual Trip to Aruba," 21 Apr. 2020 The Beach Towel is a daiquiri variation made with strawberries, banana, and cream. Saveur, "Ideas for Ripe Bananas," 6 May 2020 Celebrate National Picnic Day at home with food to go from these Houston restaurants Frosty drink options ($9 for 12-ounces; $16 for 20-ounces; $55 for 80-ounces) include a Moscow mule, pina colada, margarita, daiquiri and mezcal margarita. Marcy De Luna, Houston Chronicle, "Frozen cocktail truck from downtown's Bovine and Barley hits the road in Houston," 22 Apr. 2020 Canchanchara never became famous like the daiquiri or the mojito because those other drinks were popular among Americans during Prohibition who came to the island to drink. Justin Phillips, SFChronicle.com, "5 things to know about Sobre Mesa, an Afro-Latino lounge opening today in Oakland," 5 Mar. 2020 Their tiny tasting room also offers four cocktails, including peach crush, apple crush, blueberry lemonade and strawberry daiquiri. Washington Post, "Delaware’s newest distillery offers craft brandies," 14 Mar. 2020 Pair a daiquiri with your meal, but don’t expect a sticky-sweet nectar to flavor your cocktail. al, "These are the 10 best restaurants in Birmingham in 2020," 3 Mar. 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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27 Jun 2020

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“Daiquiri.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/daiquiri. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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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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