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 And the 1940s saw the rise of the Air Mail, a honeyed daiquiri topped with Champagne. New York Times, "Shake Up Your Evening Cocktail With Some Honey," 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, "Pandemic popcorn, doctor’s notes, Red Lantern Award: News from around our 50 states," 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, "New in-vehicle technology shows we're using cars 'as much for living as traveling'," 18 Jan. 2021 First, for my favorite daiquiri at Marvel Bar, the celebrated cocktail lounge beneath the Bachelor Farmer. Sharyn Jackson, Star Tribune, "From profound to seemingly normal, 2020's meals will never be forgotten," 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, "Food lovers’ holiday gift guide," 24 Nov. 2020 And on Wednesdays, $10 will get you a quart-size frozen daiquiri to-go. Mike Sutter, ExpressNews.com, "52 Weeks of Pizza: Monte Vista’s Barbaro restaurant serving strong pizzas engineered for takeout," 28 Aug. 2020 The pint-sized Erin Rose is just off Bourbon Street but a world away from the big clubs and daiquiri bars that typically draw throngs of tourists. Ian Mcnulty | Staff Writer, NOLA.com, "For closed New Orleans neighborhood bars, the question isn't when they'll reopen. It's if they can.," 20 Aug. 2020 Constante made the daiquiri and left enough in the shaker for two more. Ernest Hemingway, The New Yorker, "Pursuit as Happiness," 1 June 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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5 Apr 2021

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“Daiquiri.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/daiquiri. Accessed 12 Apr. 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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