(n.) The iconic V-shaped glass for serving Martinis. The shape of the martini glass makes it easy to spill. This was less of an issue in the early days of the namesake drink, when Martinis and their glasses were much smaller. But during the Martini craze of the '80s and '90s, the drinks and glasses grew unwieldy, eventually pushing bars to switch to the coupe as the default cocktail glass.
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