cocktail party


noun

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

Definition for cocktail party (2 of 2)

Cocktail Party, The


noun

a play in verse (1950) by T. S. Eliot.
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