Definition of martini
: a cocktail made of gin and dry vermouth; also : vodka martini
Recent Examples of martini from the Web
The Emmy-winning comedy -- about a co-dependent woman, her gay best friend, martini-swilling assistant and wacky neighbor -- became a cultural touchstone during its eight-season run.
Starter kits run $129 and include a tasting flight of products such as truffles, martini mix, and deluxe spices.
The three-martini lunch was once symbolic of a good-ole-boys culture of the 1960s, where executives would disappear for hours in the middle of a day to hammer out deals over white linen and porcelain plates.
Regardless of the season, patrons at Richard’s can always get an Idaho vodka martini ($12) and a tasty riff on a classic negroni ($13), made with organic gin, sweet vermouth, bitter spirits and a twist of orange peel.
Watch both Iggy's performance and martini-splashing match go down in the video clips below.
Each sandwich and empanada arrives alongside a scoop of Ox's mustardy ensalada rusa and a Grandma Agnes pickle spear (those familiar with the martini of the same name will enjoy them just as much without the booze).
Rosé All Day Ingredients: • 1 oz gin • 0.75 oz strawberry purée • 0.5 oz lemon juice • 0.5 oz simple syrup Directions: Shake all ingredients except Santa Margherita Sparkling Rosé with ice. and strain in a martini glass.
Larin Culp of Iris be makes drinks behind an old-school martini bar.
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Origin and Etymology of martini
probably alteration of Martinez (cocktail), from the name Martinez
First Known Use: 1894See Words from the same year
Definition of Martini
Simone circa 1284–1344 Italian painter
MARTINI Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of martini for English Language Learners
: an alcoholic drink made with gin and vermouth; also : a similar drink made with vodka instead of gin
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