vodka martini


Definition of vodka martini

: a martini made with vodka instead of gin

Examples of vodka martini in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web 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 The Emmy-winning actress is also spending her days sipping on the occasional vodka martini and snacking on hot dogs and french fries, according to one of her other close friends. Alaa Elassar, CNN, 25 May 2020 Bond began to order his classic drink — vodka martini, shaken, not stirred — but changed course for the occasion. Hannah Yasharoff, USA TODAY, 8 Mar. 2020 My wife likes a vodka martini, shaken, two lemon twists, up. Adam Rapoport, Bon Appétit, 1 Oct. 2019 There was one customer who only wanted a vodka martini. Jake Stavis, Esquire, 30 Apr. 2012

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First Known Use of vodka martini

1948, in the meaning defined above

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“Vodka martini.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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