Definition of Neapolitan ice cream in English:

Neapolitan ice cream

Pronunciation /ˈˌnēəˈpälətn/ /ˈˌniəˈpɑlətn/ /ˈˌnēəˈpälədən īs krēm/ /ˈˌniəˈpɑlədən aɪs krim/


  • Ice cream made in layers of different colors, typically including chocolate, vanilla, and strawberry.

    ‘Going back to the phone, Nocte made Savvy's choice for her by saying, ‘Three scoops of Neapolitan ice cream, please.’’
    • ‘On one chair they dabbed samples of all the various colors of the hail ceiling, but ‘the result looked like a rather unappetising Neapolitan ice cream.’’
    • ‘She was dressed in a long cotton skirt in stripes of white, pink, and tan, like a melting scoop of Neapolitan ice cream.’
    • ‘I would go with my dad to awards banquets, where we would politely eat cold chicken, hard green peas, and a block of Neapolitan ice cream.’
    • ‘Maybe the grumpy Italian man thought I asked for 3 scoops of Neapolitan ice cream, because that my friends, is what I got.’
    • ‘It's like diving through a slice of Neapolitan ice cream.’
    • ‘Despite a brief Postmodernist digression into happy Neapolitan ice cream shades in the early 1980s, the trend away from strong colors continued.’
    • ‘I walked past Friendly's, but went back and bought a Neapolitan ice cream cone.’