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 Desserts will include a pink lady apple crostata or a pumpkin cheesecake for $12 each. Rod Stafford Hagwood,, "Here are 10 Broward County restaurants that will make Thanksgiving dinner for you," 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, "The five most addictive substances in the world," 23 Jan. 2019

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First Known Use of pink lady

1929, in the meaning defined above

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“Pink lady.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Sep. 2020.

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