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 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 Options on the menu range from classic to creative with cocktails including a paloma, cosmo and pina colada. Tirion Morris, azcentral, "Downtown Phoenix is getting a new bar. Here's what we know about Killer Whale Sex Club," 5 Mar. 2020 Time for some Vitamin D, some beach time, a pina colada . . Matt Porter, BostonGlobe.com, "Bruins finish up their work before leaving for vacation," 22 Jan. 2020 The Jelly Belly Sparkling Water flavors are French vanilla, lemon lime, orange sherbet, pina colada, pink grapefruit, tangerine, very cherry and watermelon. Jordyn Noennig, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Jelly Belly Sparkling Water is coming to the Midwest. Here's what you need to know.," 21 Jan. 2020 The paloma, for example, features tequila, grapefruit and elderflower liqueur, while Doña’s spin on a pina colada opts for Oaxacan rum, coconut cream, lime and pineapple-vanilla syrup. Janelle Bitker, SFChronicle.com, "Doña Tomás owner opens new Mexican restaurant in Oakland," 13 Dec. 2019 Currently, the available flavors include original, which clocks in at 7.8% ABV and a pina colada flavor that racks up around 10% alcohol. Tirion Morris, azcentral, "A great kombucha scene takes time. Here's why Phoenix's is just beginning to brew," 14 Oct. 2019 Former smokers who spoke at the L.A. County supervisors meeting said flavors such as pina colada and cinnamon roll helped them quit. Los Angeles Times, "Vaping bans are supposed to help. But could they become a ‘public health disaster’?," 3 Oct. 2019 Between an Orbiter carnival ride and a pina colada stand. Matt Wake | Mwake@al.com, al, "Alabama Fair Food: Bacon goes bonkers in Muscle Shoals," 23 Sep. 2019

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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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“Piña colada.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pi%C3%B1a%20colada. Accessed 9 Jul. 2020.

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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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