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"Cocktails" is a form of "cocktail", a noun which is often translated as "el cóctel". Learn more about "cocktail" below.
cocktail(
kak
-
teyl
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (beverage)
a. el cóctel
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in South America: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela
(South America)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
I entered a crowded room full of smartly-dressed people drinking cocktails.Entré en una sala llena de gente elegantemente vestida tomando cócteles.
b. el coctel
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in the Caribbean: Cuba, the Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rico
(Caribbean)
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
Regionalism used in Venezuela
(Venezuela)
The bartender was expertly mixing cocktails in a silver shaker.El barman mezclaba cocteles con maestría en una coctelera plateada.
c. el combinado
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The menu offers a wide choice of beverages and cocktails.El menú ofrece una amplia selección de bebidas y combinados.
2. (mixture)
a. el cóctel
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in South America: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela
(South America)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
A poisonous cocktail of chemicals is polluting the river and killing fish.Un cóctel tóxico de sustancias químicas está contaminando el río y matando peces.
b. el coctel
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in the Caribbean: Cuba, the Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rico
(Caribbean)
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
Regionalism used in Venezuela
(Venezuela)
These drugs are a lethal cocktail if taken together.Estas drogas constituyen un coctel mortal si se toman juntas.
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