piña colada

pi·​ña co·​la·​da | \ ˈpēn-yə-kō-ˈlä-də How to pronounce piña colada (audio) , ˈpē-nə- How to pronounce piña colada (audio) \

Definition of piña colada

: a tall drink made of rum, cream of coconut, and pineapple juice mixed with ice

Examples of piña colada in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Each drink is inspired by an astrology sign—Scorpios can expect a dark espresso martini while Geminis will see their scales represented in the slushy mix of strawberry daiquiri on one side of the glass and a pina colada on the other. Anna Haines, Forbes, 18 July 2022 Devra went into vacation mode and had a frozen pina colada the size of her head. BostonGlobe.com, 22 July 2022 Grassroots Ice Cream, 4 Park Place on the town green, offers dozens of homemade, adventurous flavors including Bananagraham, Irish Cream chip, goat cheese blackberry, pina colada sorbet and grapefruit sorbet. Susan Dunne, Hartford Courant, 9 June 2022 At a recent dinner we were offered a pina colada, a frothy, refreshing cocktail made with rum and coconut milk. Tribune News Service, cleveland, 8 June 2022 Customers can pick from four varieties of gummies, including pineapple, blueberry, strawberry, and pina colada. The Salt Lake Tribune, 4 May 2022 If the idea of relaxation conjures up images of a beach, a rope hammock, and a pina colada in hand, then the Pawleys Island Duracord Rope Hammock is the perfect way to recreate a similar scene without having to leave your yard. Samantha Jones, Better Homes & Gardens, 1 Apr. 2022 Fusion empire Senor Sisig sometimes offers ube horchata as a special beverage, while San Francisco’s high-end Abaca serves a bright purple pina colada-esque cocktail with ube-coconut cream. Janelle Bitker, San Francisco Chronicle, 31 Jan. 2022 For instance, a beer can have about 150 calories, a glass of pinot noir would have about 120 calories, and a frozen pina colada can have about 245 calories. Rebecca Joy Stanborough, SELF, 12 Jan. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of piña colada

1920, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for piña colada

Spanish, literally, strained pineapple

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6 Aug 2022

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“Piña colada.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pi%C3%B1a%20colada. Accessed 18 Aug. 2022.

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