cocktail party


a social gathering, often held during the cocktail hour, at which cocktails and other alcoholic beverages, hors d'oeuvres, and canapés are served.

Origin of cocktail party

First recorded in 1925–30

Cocktail Party, The


a play in verse (1950) by T. S. Eliot. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Related Words for cocktail party

tea, party, social

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