Definition of pink lady in English:

pink lady

Pronunciation /ˌpɪŋk ˈleɪdi/


  • 1A cocktail usually consisting of gin, egg white, and grenadine.

  • 2 slang (originally and chiefly US). A barbiturate. Usually in plural.

  • 3US, Australian informal A female voluntary worker in a hospital.

  • 4Usually with capital initials. A trademark for: the Cripps Pink cultivar of dessert apple, which has a deep pink blush and requires a long, warm growing season to ripen.


1920s; earliest use found in The Daily Northwestern. From pink + lady.