Definition of ice cream in English:

ice cream

Pronunciation /ˌaɪs ˈkrim/

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  • 1A soft frozen food made with sweetened and flavored milk fat.

    ‘You can sample any of them with mini ice-cream spoons, from a tray of jars dedicated to that purpose.’
    • ‘I had a choc covered flake cone, and was frustrated to find ice-cream melting onto my fingers.’
    • ‘I have grown-up children and fortunately they were never big ice-cream lovers.’
    • ‘We loved to play on the roof and used to have mango ice-cream parties, musical evenings and fly kites up there.’
    • ‘Visitors to Ripon may mistake the green and cream shelter in the Market Place for an ice-cream kiosk.’
    • ‘A passing ice-cream vendor did well however, when he stopped to see what was going on.’
    • ‘For every donation to the National Blood Service they will get a free ice-cream tub voucher.’
    • ‘The fresh petals are used in salads, as garnishes, and to flavour milk puddings and ice cream.’
    • ‘Of the puddings, a warm chocolate fondant with peanut ice-cream and artichoke caramel really stood out.’
    • ‘The brief dessert menu offers ice cream and pancake as well as baklava and kadaif.’
    • ‘You could, of course make your own sponge cake for this simple ice cream dessert.’
    • ‘We defined high fat dairy food as whole milk, ice cream, hard cheese, butter, and sour cream.’
    • ‘I enjoyed the hot chocolate fondant with stem ginger ice-cream and my petit fours were a delight.’
    • ‘Dust with icing sugar, slice thickly and serve with custard, cream or ice-cream.’
    • ‘This is excellent on its own, but it would also be nice to serve it with ice-cream or custard.’
    • ‘I always have either tuna provencale, or the Drones burger and the warm chocolate tart with ice cream.’
    • ‘My sticky toffee pudding with tablet ice cream was the only standard-issue part of our whole meal.’
    • ‘For pudding I would have pecan pie and ginger ice cream with some kind of poison in it so I could cheat the hangman.’
    • ‘All that followed by apple pie, custard and vanilla ice cream is my idea of heaven.’
    • ‘The dessert menu is short, with the customary choices of creme caramel and ice cream.’
    ice cream
    1. 1.1A serving of ice cream.
      ‘Fruit fools, jellies, and ice creams were popular desserts.’
      • ‘Desserts cost £2.95 and featured home-made puddings, gateaux and ice creams.’
      • ‘Blackcurrants are so intensely flavoured that you don't need much of their purée to make an ice cream.’
      • ‘We'll have sandpits and paddling pools with ice creams and candy floss.’
      • ‘But I would actually have one of my dad's ice creams on the island.’
      • ‘High yolk ratios can produce very rich bases, as in the Italian and French ice creams.’
      • ‘I always thought it was an ice cream place, and it is really, they make and sell ice creams, but the also serve fantastic food.’
      • ‘Adding eggs leads to a level of richness that eggless ice creams most certainly lack.’
      • ‘A little child with a chocolate ice cream will think that they are in seventh heaven.’
      • ‘Even middle-aged and old people relish the taste and take homemade or branded ice creams as dessert.’
      • ‘Cream teas, ice creams and cold drinks will be served throughout the afternoon.’
      • ‘I had to take her to the shop to buy her some sweets instead of an ice cream, but what she had really wanted was a cornet.’
      • ‘Now the firm, which could normally supply about 25,000 ice creams or lollies in a summer week, is nearing the end of its stock.’
      • ‘I sit down with an ice cream and tell myself that the semi-random walk showed me some less familiar bits of Rome.’
      • ‘We then sat by the river for the while, had an ice cream and chatted, and then went back to Gillian's, and chatted.’
      • ‘We had an ice cream in the cafe afterwards, and here's Deidre looking very relaxed.’
      • ‘I bought an ice cream and sat on a bench eating it, not really tasting it.’
      • ‘I loved the trip to the bakery because that meant that I'd be treated to an ice cream.’
      • ‘Way back then an ice cream cost one old penny before galloping inflation set in.’
      • ‘Visitors to English Heritage sites will end up buying the company's products if they want an ice cream.’


Mid 18th century alteration of iced cream.