So, on Saturday nights a sufficient number of cocktails was served to ensure a certain hilarity, and, in case this should wear off, the bar worked steadily during the evening.
This is the way we carried out the dinner, everything being arranged in advance: At 6:30 we called at the rooms of the Governor in the Palace Hotel and had served there dry Martini cocktails with Russian caviar on toasted rye bread.
Of course your wines and cocktails will be extra and these must be reckoned in the cost.
Mr. Soames' eye brightened, and under the benignant influence of the cocktails his courage began to return.
They talked on, forgetful of the supper party downstairs, until a waiter came with cocktails and champagne that Roberta had sent up, but Penelope would have none of these, saying that her love was too great to need stimulation.
So I mixed some cocktails and she took two, and she certainly was gay.
As Fred Starratt came down the steps leading from the California Market with a bottle of oyster cocktails held gingerly before him he never remembered when he had been less in the mood for guests.
Four oyster cocktails came to a dollar and a quarter, and he had to have at least six cigars at twenty-five cents apiece.
We can't make cocktails in England as they do in America, and that is a fact.
Still some quite young American girls drink cocktails and then become quite amusing and very witty, and one decides that they are priceless companions, but out of the question as wives.
As a matter of fact, quite a large number of people at a cocktail party don't drink cocktails at all, and in any case, they are taken in a very small shallow glass.
Forthwith Mr. Sims fell to ordering dinner for the three of us in a private room, with enough of an assortment of gin cocktails and Scotch highballs to run a distillery, and enough Vichy water and imported soda for a bath.
Wealthy as he is, the needs of Mr. Sims reach scarcely further than Martini cocktails and Egyptian cigarettes.
Others (a still worse variety) carried us to neighbouring saloons to dice forcocktails and (after the cocktails were paid) for dollars on a corner of the counter.
Smith spent his day sweeping floors, making beds, cooking food and compoundingcocktails for Mr. Donovan.
An unopened bottle of champagne stood in an ice-pail, and two specially prepared cocktails had been placed upon the little side-table.
She and Tad go joy riding almost every night with a bunch of gasoline and alcohol sports and all have about five cocktails and dance a new Calif.
Nothing more pathetic than these poor little women that poke down the cocktails to keep excited and then go to pieces.
In warm weather, they are an excellent substitute for heavy cocktails made of lobster or crab, and they may even be used to replace the soup course.
Cocktails made of a combination of fruits are often served as the first course of a meal, usually a luncheon or a dinner, to precede the soup course.
Many kinds of fruit may be combined into cocktails, but directions for the cocktails that are usually made are here given.
As the champagne cocktails disappeared, she and Oliver became confidential.
But there were cocktails even on the side-board at the doorway; and by the time the guests had got to the coffee, every one was hilariously drunk.
Cocktails awaited them in the billiard-room, and they gathered there in noisy curiosity over this celebrated house not often opened to anybody except its owner.
It was his form of wit to quiz her because she neither indulged in cocktails nor cigarettes, nor played cards for stakes.
All except the latter two had been doing something to cocktails of various species; Jacqueline took nothing; Aunt Hannah, Scotch whiskey with relish.
The servant who had met Thresk at the door came in upon the instant with a couple of cocktails on a tray.
The above list will hopefully give you a few useful examples demonstrating the appropriate usage of "cocktails" in a variety of sentences. We hope that you will now be able to make sentences using this word.