He met Ethel at a cocktail party both were attending by obligation and neither were enjoying.
You might like to accompany the wine with a selection of delicious canapÃ©s or host a pre-dinner cocktail party.
I was engaged in a cocktail party conversation with a recently retired air force colonel.
Would Hamlet be more relevant if he was wearing jeans and sipping a gin and tonic at a cocktail party?
On the first Sunday of Term there will be a welcome cocktail party for all new graduates in College.