Definition of negroni in US English:


(also Negroni)


  • A cocktail made from gin, vermouth, and Campari.

    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Avoid the forty-dollar margaritas and go for martinis and negronis in a bar done up in Rothko-esque paints and Fink! jugs.’
    • ‘There are two main rooms, the front one for dining on modern cuisine; the back for cocktails from Martinis to negronis, best sipped while listening to hip, up-tempo sounds.’
    • ‘Aquarius is likely to order stuff most people have never heard of: a caipirinha, Satan's whiskers, a negroni, an Arthur Tompkins.’
    • ‘Spread over two floors with a stairwell between, gorgeous girls in Prada, Dolce and Versace lie back on couches sipping negronis, watching dashing men in Armani smoke imported cigars over iced bourbon.’