pink lady

  1. a cocktail made with gin, grenadine, and the white of eggs, shaken and strained before serving.

  2. (often initial capital letters) a female volunteer in a hospital, usually wearing a pink uniform or pinafore.

Origin of pink lady

An Americanism dating back to 1940–45

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

How to use pink lady in a sentence

  • "Then don't disappoint Matthew," said the pink lady, laughing.

    Anne Of Green Gables | Lucy Maud Montgomery
  • "We'll have to keep our eyes open for a pink lady's slipper over in the damp part of the Clarks' field," said Roger.

    Ethel Morton's Enterprise | Mabell S.C. Smith