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dry martini



  1. a cocktail of between four and ten parts gin to one part dry vermouth

Example Sentences Including 'dry martini'

Crisp as a dry martini , it has always stuck in my head as a perfectly articulated world view of an aging icon.
Globe and Mail (2003)
He took his terribly dry martini and I took my Scotch to a corner table, and we settled over our glasses as if they were pans of gold-dust.
Barnard, Robert Death in Purple Prose
I felt like I had walked into a James Bond movie set and that I should be in a white tuxedo, holding a dry martini.
Aidan Hartley THE ZANZIBAR CHEST: A Memoir of Love and War (2003)
Michael, who had clearly been drinking, ordered a double dry martini.
Howatch, Susan Absolute Truths


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