pink lady


Definition of pink lady

: a cocktail consisting of gin, brandy, lemon juice, grenadine, and white of egg shaken with ice and strained

Examples of pink lady in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The strange biology of the pink lady’s slipper begins with a tiny seed the size of a dust particle., 20 May 2021 On the edge of the path, only 2 yards away, were two cubs the size of teddy bears, staring through the purple larkspurs and pink lady-slipper orchids. Suzanne Simard, Wired, 7 May 2021 Take its sloping cobblestone streets, pink lady’s slipper orchids splitting the sandy soil, and glowing Christmas trees floating on boats in December. Alex Erdekian, Condé Nast Traveler, 31 Mar. 2021 Desserts will include a pink lady apple crostata or a pumpkin cheesecake for $12 each. Rod Stafford Hagwood,, 30 Oct. 2019 Barbiturates -- also known as blue bullets, gorillas, nembies, barbs and pink ladies -- are a class of drugs that were initially used to treat anxiety and to induce sleep. Eric Bowman, CNN, 23 Jan. 2019

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First Known Use of pink lady

1929, in the meaning defined above

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24 May 2021

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“Pink lady.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jun. 2021.

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