vodka martini


: a martini made with vodka instead of gin

Examples of vodka martini in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Regardless, the vodka martini strays the least from the classic martini; simply swap out gin for vodka. Jillian Dara, Forbes, 16 Feb. 2024 The martini presents the same build as a classic gin or vodka martini but with the addition of olive brine and an olive garnish. Jillian Dara, Forbes, 16 Feb. 2024 James Gorman ordered an extra dry vodka martini at a St. Petersburg, Russia, hotel bar late one night in June 2012. Annamaria Andriotis, WSJ, 7 Jan. 2024 If it was alleged at 5 p.m. that Trump had once tried a vodka martini, by 6 the walls would be closing in. Charles C. W. Cooke, National Review, 6 Oct. 2023 Here, the flavors of adobo make their way into an ice-cold vodka martini, savory with soy sauce and humming with black pepper, garlic, and bay leaf. Elazar Sontag, Bon Appétit, 13 Sep. 2023 Yeah, a vodka martini dirty. Tatjana Freund, ELLE, 1 Feb. 2023 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

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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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“Vodka martini.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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