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cocktail
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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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cocktail
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (also fig)
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).
cocktail barcoctelería f, bar de cócteles
cocktail dressvestido de noche
cocktail loungebar m
cocktail partycóctel m
cocktail shakercoctelera f
cocktail stickpalillo m
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cocktail [ˈkɒkteɪl]
noun
(drink) combinado (m); cóctel (m)
fruit cocktail macedonia (f) de frutas; prawn cocktail cóctel (m) de gambas
modifier
cocktail bar (n) (in hotel) bar (m) de cócteles; (de cócteles) coctelería (f)
cocktail cabinet (n) mueble-bar (m)
cocktail dress (n) vestido (m) de fiesta
cocktail lounge (n) salón (m) de fiestas
cocktail onion (n) cebolla (f) perla
cocktail party (n) cóctel (m)
cocktail sausage (n) salchichita (f) de aperitivo
cocktail shaker (n) coctelera (f)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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