Definition of Campari in English:



  • [mass noun] A pinkish aperitif flavoured with bitters.

    [count noun] ‘Kate poured herself a Campari’
    • ‘In Italy, they serve Campari in a frozen glass, using very cold Campari, without ice and with a splash of soda.’
    • ‘He went inside and came back with a bottle of Campari and poured himself a generous helping.’
    • ‘In our piece on cordials, we mistakenly referred to Campari as a French concoction, when any first-year bartender knows that the bright red bitters comes from Milan, Italy.’
    • ‘Lee Hanson, a bartender at Teatro, finds the crantini is still very popular, as is the negroni - a blend of gin, sweet vermouth and Campari.’
    • ‘There was a big bowl of Greek salad too, to go with it all, along with Campari and plenty of wine, some of which we bought only days before as we toured a couple of wineries in Napa and Sonoma.’


Named after the manufacturer.