Definition of caipiroska in US English:

caipiroska

(also caipirosca)

noun

  • A cocktail resembling a caipirinha but made with vodka instead of cachaça.

Origin

1990s; earliest use found in The New York Times. FromBrazilian Portuguese caipiroska from caipi- (shortened from caipirinha) + -roska, suffix representing a humorous imitation of Russian suffixes (in allusion to the drink's vodka content).

Pronunciation

caipiroska

/kʌɪpɪˈrɒskə/