[ uh-mer-i-kan-oh, -kah-noh ]

noun,plural A·mer·i·ca·nos.
  1. a cocktail made with bitters, sweet vermouth, and soda water.

Origin of Americano

1940–45; <Spanish: American
  • Also called Americano cocktail.

Words Nearby Americano Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use Americano in a sentence

  • The Indians look on my cousin as one of themselves, and, if she married an Americano, she would leave the country.

  • Decidedly this Americano was delightful, and remarkably handsome; but then he said such dreadful things.

  • We only mind that Morales and the Americano should get none.

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