Meaning of “cocktail” - Learner’s Dictionary

cocktail

noun uk us /ˈkɒkteɪl/
MIXTURE [ C ]

a mixture of powerful substances:

a cocktail of drugs/chemicals
DRINK [ C ]

an alcoholic drink made from two or more kinds of drink mixed together:

a cocktail bar/party
DISH [ C, U ]

a cold dish containing small pieces of food mixed together:

a prawn cocktail
fruit cocktail

(Definition of “cocktail” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)