vodka martini


: a martini made with vodka instead of gin

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web The white negroni and the vodka martini—very wet, very dangerous—are the standouts, as are the bottles themselves. Bon Appétit, 22 Feb. 2023 And most importantly, how did a vodka martini become the official Daisy and Richard drink? Adam Morganstern, Forbes, 27 June 2022 Stop by the lobby cocktail bar for a Santa Maria vodka martini—and a photo opp, of course. Kristin Scharkey, Sunset Magazine, 6 May 2022 This variation on a vodka martini from Tobin Shea, bar director at Vibiana in Los Angeles, gets its subtly sweet herbaceous quality from Benedictine liqueur. Jennifer Konerman, Sunset Magazine, 27 Apr. 2022 Although the character of James Bond is closely associated with the vodka martini, in the original novels of Ian Fleming his usual drink was Champagne. Joseph V Micallef, Forbes, 25 Oct. 2021 Helena Antonowitsch, 45, had just walked in with a few friends and ordered a vodka martini with a twist of lemon. Washington Post, 27 July 2021 Indeed, just a quarter teaspoon of kithul stirred into a vodka martini (with the drinker’s preferred ratio of dry vermouth) creates a curiously savory sip, almost like a dirty martini despite its lack of olive juice. Washington Post, 1 June 2021 Don’t expect to get a vodka martini at Acme Comedy Club during this special concert. Staff Reports Star Tribune, Star Tribune, 8 Oct. 2020 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1948, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of vodka martini was in 1948

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Cite this Entry

“Vodka martini.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Mar. 2023.

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