a frozen food containing cream or milk and butterfat, sugar, flavoring, and sometimes eggs.
Click for a side-by-side comparison of meanings. Use the word comparison feature to learn the differences between similar and commonly confused words.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023
How to use ice cream in a sentence
In September of last year, Delish partnered with Enlightened, a keto-friendly ice cream company, to launch two flavors.Hearst turns to first-party data to look for new brand licensing categories | Erika Wheless | February 10, 2021 | Digiday
Authorities in Moscow are offering free ice cream just to get people to come in and take their shot.Why South Africa stopped using the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine | Rahul Rao | February 8, 2021 | Popular-Science
Serve with a dollop of softly whipped cream and berries or a scoop of vanilla ice cream.If loving a piping hot chocolate lava cake is wrong, I don’t want to be right | Becky Krystal | February 4, 2021 | Washington Post
A dietitian I was working with suggested, reasonably, that I loosen those self-imposed rules and focus on eating whatever I actually wanted to eat that wouldn’t do harm, even if that was a pint of ice cream.
We are in a very fortunate position to have a lot of eyes on us at any given moment, and we’re across the street from the beach, and people come pick up ice cream and go down to the beach, or pick up food.How One Instagram Post Inspired Diners From Around the World to Donate Restaurant Meals | Amanda Kludt | January 27, 2021 | Eater
But Huckabee (akin to Elizabeth Warren on the left) is like an ice cream sundae.
Serve with the warm sauce and your choice of ice cream, whipped cream, or yogurt.Make ‘The Chew’s’ Carla Hall’s Sticky Toffee Pudding | Carla Hall | December 28, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
With a 1¾-inch ice cream scoop (or two spoons), scoop round balls of dough onto the prepared sheet pans.Make These Barefoot Contessa Salty Oatmeal Chocolate Chunk Cookies | Ina Garten | November 28, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
He would be Cory Booker, who has promised to lead a campaign jog to a local ice cream parlor.The Ugly Truth About Cory Booker, New Jersey’s Golden Boy | Olivia Nuzzi | October 20, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
As Maria set out to begin another day in the ice cream truck, Chubby would roll alongside her for part of the route.How Brooklyn’s First Ice Cream Girl Fought City Hall–and Won | Michael Daly | October 13, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
They had been permitted to sit up till after the ice-cream, which naturally marked the limit of human indulgence.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories | Kate Chopin
At the old Rosewater dances we never had anything but cake and lemonade—ice-cream in very hot weather.Ancestors | Gertrude Atherton
As he sat there young Jim Hands drove up with his girl, alighted, and went into the ice-cream parlor for refreshment.Scattergood Baines | Clarence Budington Kelland
He drew forth from the package, which proved to be a box filled with chopped ice, a small brick of ice-cream.The Rival Campers | Ruel Perley Smith
We had sandwiches and chicken salad and olives and three kinds of cake and ice cream for refreshments.The Sunbridge Girls at Six Star Ranch | Eleanor H. (Eleanor Hodgman) Porter
British Dictionary definitions for ice cream
a kind of sweetened frozen liquid, properly made from cream and egg yolks but often made from milk or a custard base, flavoured in various ways
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012