Definition of 'cordial'
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The young people play tennis and drink raspberry cordial. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Put the mascarpone in a bowl with the remaining cordial and whisk until smooth. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Mix equal parts apple juice and sparkling ginger ale and add a dash of elderflower cordial. Times, Sunday Times (2011)She jumped up hurriedly and said suppose they go in and have some raspberry cordial. Anne of Green Gables (1872)Put the cream and yoghurt in a mixing bowl with the remaining sugar and cordial. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Spread the cranberries across the bottom of the tin and pour over the elderflower cordial and set aside. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Anne looked on the second shelf of the room pantry but there was no bottle of raspberry cordial there. Anne of Green Gables (1872)The atmosphere was cordial, but there was an air of frustration. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Add the cordial and the juice of 1 lemon. The Sun (2015)The atmosphere was not warm, but the small talk was cordial. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Relations with her royal ex-lover must have remained cordial. PERDITA: The Life of Mary Robinson (2004)Squeeze three limes and add the juice and 300ml of elderflower cordial to the cucumber juice. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Place 100ml elderflower cordial and the remaining ingredients in a blender and blitz until smooth. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Mix together the egg yolks, sugar and elderflower cordial in a bowl. Times, Sunday Times (2015)His relations with his ex-wife had always remained superficially cordial. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Add 2 tbsp elderflower cordial and stir in well. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Add remaining cordial and sugar, to taste. Times, Sunday Times (2012)I was firmly convinced it was raspberry cordial. Anne of Green Gables (1872)I thought it was only raspberry cordial. Anne of Green Gables (1872)Add cordial and lemon juice. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Leave to cool, then stir in the elderflower cordial and put in the fridge for an hour or so to chill. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It was a good, cordial, positive meeting. Times, Sunday Times (2012)For the jelly, pour 1 tbsp of elderflower cordial over the fruit and leave to soak. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The letter did not directly mention the arrests, the timing of which was an embarrassment for both countries after a cordial meeting between the presidents days earlier. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Used Occasionally. cordial is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'cordial'
British English: cordial ADJECTIVE
Cordial means friendly.
He had never known him to be so chatty and cordial.
Definition of cordial from the Collins English Dictionary
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