ice-cream cone

[ ahys-kreem ]

  1. a thin, crisp, hollow conical wafer for holding one or more scoops of ice cream.

  2. such a cone with the ice cream it contains.

Origin of ice-cream cone

First recorded in 1900–05 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use ice-cream cone in a sentence

  • If only I had a piece of cherry pie now, or an ice cream cone, or a bit of bread and butter and jam I would be all right.

    Uncle Wiggily's Travels | Howard R. Garis
  • Uncle Wiggily ate his ice cream cone, and the elephant gave some of his to the dog, and they were all happy.

    Uncle Wiggily's Travels | Howard R. Garis
  • That is, I suppose it was an ice cream cone when it started on its journey, but when I got it there was only the cone part left.

    Uncle Wiggily's Adventures | Howard R. Garis
  • "Another ice cream cone," said John, as he spied a man going by with a tray.

    Mary Jane--Her Visit | Clara Ingram Judson
  • Believe me, manys the ice-cream cone that dropped in its tracksI mean drippedwhen he gave it a mortal blow.

    Roy Blakeley's Silver Fox Patrol | Percy Keese Fitzhugh

British Dictionary definitions for ice-cream cone

ice-cream cone

  1. a conical edible wafer for holding ice cream

  2. such a cone containing ice cream

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