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cóctel
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This word may also be spelled "coctel."
cóctel(
kohk
-
tehl
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (beverage)
a. cocktail
No tengo ganas de tomar cerveza. Me voy a pedir un cóctel.I'm not in the mood for beer. I'll have a cocktail.
2. (culinary)
a. cocktail
Pedimos ceviche y dos cócteles de langostinos.We ordered ceviche and two shrimp cocktails.
3. (event)
a. cocktail party
El embajador organizó un cóctel para recibir a los diplomáticos.The ambassador organized a cocktail party to welcome the diplomats.
4. (weaponry)
a. cocktail
Un manifestante arrojó un cóctel molotov a un coche de la policía.A protester threw a Molotov cocktail at a police car.
5. (mix)
a. cocktail
La estrella de rock murió tras haber ingerido un cóctel de drogas.The rockstar died after taking a cocktail of drugs.
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cóctel
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (bebida, comida)
a. cocktail
cóctel de gambasprawn cocktail
2. (reunión)
a. cocktail party
cóctel molotovpetrol bomb, Molotov cocktail
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cóctel [ˈkoktel] [ˈkotel]
cóctels o cócteles (plural)
1 (bebida) cocktail
2 (snack, entrante) cocktail
cóctel de frutas fruit cocktail
cóctel de gambas prawn cocktail
cóctel de mariscos seafood cocktail
3 (reunión) cocktail party
ofrecer un cóctel en honor de algn to hold a cocktail party in sb's honour
4
cóctel (Molotov) petrol bomb; Molotov cocktail
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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