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A cocktail made with tequila, an orange-flavored liqueur, and lemon or lime juice, often served with salt encrusted on the rim of the glass.

[Perhaps from Spanish margarita, daisy (on the model of English magnolia, a kind of cocktail popular before the margarita), or from the Spanish name Margarita, Margaret, both from Latin margarīta, pearl, from Greek margarītēs; see margarite.]




(Brewing) a mixed drink consisting of tequila and lemon juice
[C20: from the woman's name]


(Placename) an island in the Caribbean, off the NE coast of Venezuela: pearl fishing. Capital: La Asunción


(ˌmɑr gəˈri tə)

n., pl. -tas.
a cocktail of tequila, lime juice, and orange liqueur.
[1960–65; < Sp, Margaret]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.margarita - a cocktail made of tequila and triple sec with lime and lemon juicemargarita - a cocktail made of tequila and triple sec with lime and lemon juice
cocktail - a short mixed drink


[ˌmɑːgəˈriːtə] N (= drink) → margarita f


n, marguerita
nMargarita m (Tequila mit Zitronensaft)
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Daae revealed a new Margarita that night, a Margarita of a splendor, a radiance hitherto unsuspected.
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MARGARITA Zaramillo was threatened and ordered out of her home town because she and her daughter have HIV.
You may not automatically think of a margarita as a typical winter drink, says Michael Pinto Castro, bar manager at Chiquito in Cardiff Bay's Red Dragon Centre, "but sipping one's perfect for taking your mind off the cold and dreaming of sunnier climes".
Margarita Duku fell victim to an unprovoked racist attack on Thursday night, when she was badly beaten by 40 youths a" boys and girls a" after a volleyball match between Akaki gymnasium and Stavros gymnasium, a Strovolos secondary school.
Margarita lives with her parents in the Rio Grande Valley.
Created and bottled in Mexico, Salvador's Premium Margarita is made using only ultra-premium tequila from 100% agave, grown exclusively in the Highlands of Mexico.
The line has since expanded to include the Margarita Oasis, with an ices-having mechanism to reduce the possibility of chunks of ice in the blender; and the Margarita Mania, which is similar to the Oasis except for its styling and its price point, which is $10 less.
And for that noblest of services, we must be as kind to it as possible - which includes not actually drinking every margarita in town in our quest to locate the best blend of tequila and lime-y liquid.