Meaning of “cocktail party” in the English Dictionary

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"cocktail party" in American English

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cocktail partynoun [ C ]

us /ˈkɑk·teɪl ˌpɑr·t̬i/

a party, usually in the early evening, at which drinks are served

(Definition of “cocktail party” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)