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 There’s one called Orlando Vice, a blend of strawberry daiquiri and pina colada. Dewayne Bevil, orlandosentinel.com, 28 Oct. 2020 Summer versions included strawberry-watermelon and pina colada flavors. NOLA.com, 28 Sep. 2020 Recently, someone expressed to me – a guy that recommends a 50-50 cuvee of the coconut porter and the pineapple IPA at Narrow Path – that a pina colada beer is hardly a beer at all. Matt Koesters, The Enquirer, 21 Aug. 2020 Becky Krystal found a varied selection to share from a peach shake to a pina colada to an icy Irish coffee. The Washington Post, 8 July 2020 The 16 offerings include the Pussycat watermelon vodka/pina colada liqueur; Whipped Chocolate whipped cream vodka/chocolate cream liqueur; the Rattlesnake tequila/lime liqueur; and Strawberry Sundae strawberry vodka/vanilla cream liqueur. Cheryl V. Jackson, The Indianapolis Star, 5 July 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, 22 Apr. 2020 Options on the menu range from classic to creative with cocktails including a paloma, cosmo and pina colada. Tirion Morris, azcentral, 5 Mar. 2020 Time for some Vitamin D, some beach time, a pina colada . . Matt Porter, BostonGlobe.com, 22 Jan. 2020

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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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The first known use of piña colada was in 1920

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“Piña colada.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pi%C3%B1a%20colada. Accessed 17 Jun. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of piña colada

: a drink that is made of rum, coconut juice, and pineapple juice mixed with ice


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