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cocktail party

n.
A party, usually in the early evening, at which cocktails are served.

cock′tail par`ty


n.
a social gathering, usu. held in the early evening, at which cocktails and light refreshments are served.
[1925–30]
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Noun1.cocktail party - an afternoon party at which cocktails are servedcocktail party - an afternoon party at which cocktails are served
party - an occasion on which people can assemble for social interaction and entertainment; "he planned a party to celebrate Bastille Day"
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