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Cocktail diplomacy


any attempt to discuss foreign policy in a more social setting, often involving the drinking of alcohol, in hopes of making progress in relations


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  • Cocktail-glass

    noun 1. a glass for serving cocktails, typically bell-shaped and having a foot and a stem.

  • Cocktail-hour

    noun 1. the interval before the evening meal during which cocktails and other alcoholic beverages are often served.

  • Cocktailing

    [kok-teyl] /ˈkɒkˌteɪl/ noun 1. any of various short mixed drinks, consisting typically of gin, whiskey, rum, vodka, or brandy, with different admixtures, as vermouth, fruit juices, or flavorings, usually chilled and frequently sweetened. 2. a portion of food, as seafood served with a sauce, a mixture of fruits, or juice, served as the appetizer course […]

  • Cocktail-lounge

    noun 1. a public room, as in a hotel or airline terminal, where cocktails and other drinks are served. 2. a bar. noun 1. a room in a hotel, restaurant, etc, where cocktails or other alcoholic drinks are served

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