Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A cocktail made of gin or vodka and dry vermouth.

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  • noun a cocktail made with gin or vodka and vermouth
  • noun any cocktail served in a cocktail glass, often sweet or fruity and aimed at women.
  • adjective Martin (attributive); used in taxonomic names for organisms having English names of the form "Martin's ..."

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  • noun a cocktail made of gin (or vodka) with dry vermouth

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Alteration of earlier Martinez (probably influenced by Martini & Rossi, trademark for a brand of vermouth), perhaps after Martinez, a city in western California where it was supposedly invented in the mid-1800s.]

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See Martini.

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Named in a pseudo-Latin manner for any of several naturalists named Martin.

Examples

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  • Uh, "aimed at women?"

    April 7, 2014

  • Extra points if you can hit them on the chastity belt with the little umbrella.

    April 7, 2014

  • *throws drink in wiktionary's face and storms out*

    April 8, 2014