à la mode

adjective
\ˌä-lə-ˈmōd, ˌa-lə-\
variants: or less commonly a la mode

Definition of à la mode 

2 : topped with ice cream

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Examples of à la mode in a Sentence

apple pie à la mode a political movement that was once à la mode

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Guests can make an ice cream sundae, pie a la mode or a root beer float. Staff Report, Daily Southtown, "Church news," 3 July 2018 Guests can make an ice cream sundae, pie a la mode or a root beer float. Staff Report, Daily Southtown, "Church news," 3 July 2018 Guests can make an ice cream sundae, pie a la mode or a root beer float. Staff Report, Daily Southtown, "Church news," 3 July 2018 Grab a slice of pie, then add the a la mode at the connecting Ample Hills Creamery. Andrea Sachs, chicagotribune.com, "Take a walk on New York's High Line from end-to-end," 2 July 2018 Guests can make an ice cream sundae, pie a la mode or a root beer float. Staff Report, Daily Southtown, "Church news," 3 July 2018 Guests can make an ice cream sundae, pie a la mode or a root beer float. Staff Report, Daily Southtown, "Church news," 3 July 2018 Guests can make an ice cream sundae, pie a la mode or a root beer float. Staff Report, Daily Southtown, "Church news," 3 July 2018 Guests can make an ice cream sundae, pie a la mode or a root beer float. Staff Report, Daily Southtown, "Church news," 3 July 2018

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First Known Use of à la mode

1642, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for à la mode

French, according to the fashion

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The first known use of à la mode was in 1642

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à la mode

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of à la mode

: topped with ice cream

: stylish or fashionable

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