- a cocktail made of tequila, lime or lemon juice, and an orange-flavored liqueur, usually served in a salt-rimmed glass.
Origin of Margarita
Examples from the Web for margarita
Contemporary Examples of margarita
Reading the expression on my face that must have conveyed something like “surely I can get a margarita at this place?”Wine Snobs, There’s a Beer for You
April 5, 2014
“Our margarita machine was saved, miraculously,” Delamarter said.Small Businesses Struggle to Survive After Sandy’s Wrath
November 23, 2012
Lawson serves this “pinkly foamy purée” drink in margarita glasses.The Drink Hemingway Made Famous
June 24, 2009
Historical Examples of margarita
Dismissing Henry for the moment, Carmody recalled Margarita.They of the High Trails
Certainly not; if you want anybody to wait on me, send Margarita.
Margarita had contrived to gain my interest by the assiduity of her attentions.
I only laughed, for not loving Margarita I was not jealous of her.
When I got home I was so fortunate as to find Margarita in a deep sleep.
- a mixed drink consisting of tequila and lemon juice
Word Origin for margarita
- an island in the Caribbean, off the NE coast of Venezuela: pearl fishing. Capital: La Asunción
cocktail made with tequila, 1963, from the fem. proper name, the Spanish form of Margaret. Earlier "a Spanish wine" (1920).