- 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
Cocktail Party, The
- a play in verse (1950) by T. S. Eliot.
Examples from the Web for cocktail party
Contemporary Examples of cocktail party
But there is nothing like a cocktail-party cameo by Mick Jagger to bring that swagger back.NewsBeast and Credit Suisse Davos Dinner: Mick Jagger and More
Barbie Latza Nadeau
January 25, 2012
Deviled eggs are a cocktail-party staple and are magnetic in their ability to attract even abstemious guests.What to Eat: Classic Hors d'Oeuvres, Revisited
November 3, 2009