cocktail noun

1 mixed alcoholic drink

ADJ. pre-dinner | champagne

VERB + COCKTAIL mix | have, drink | sip

COCKTAIL + NOUN bar, cabinet | circuit a familiar face on the cocktail circuit | dress | hour | lounge | party | shaker | waiter, waitress

2 dish of small pieces of food

ADJ. prawn, seafood | fruit

3 mixture of different things

ADJ. deadly, lethal | heady, powerful The show was a heady cocktail of jazz, dance and political satire.

PREP. ~ of a lethal cocktail of drink and drugs