banana split

noun

Definition of banana split

: ice cream served on a banana sliced in half lengthwise and usually garnished with flavored syrups, fruits, nuts, and whipped cream

Examples of banana split in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Here, Jackie Giardina and her best friend Megan show us Princess Lolly and Queen Frostine (with baby Indy as a banana split), but parents can follow their lead and take inspiration from a variety of combinations. Terri Robertson, Country Living, 18 Aug. 2022 Now and then, Luhrmann cheerfully slices up the frame like someone making a banana split. Anthony Lane, The New Yorker, 24 June 2022 Transform a creamy classic into a stunning dessert like this banana split cake, layered with pineapple and strawberry fillings. Olivia Muenter, Woman's Day, 14 Apr. 2022 With seven specialty sundaes, LeDuc's also has a specialty super sundae with the banana split. Evan Frank, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 3 Nov. 2021 Stir into pancake batter or add crunch to a banana split. Kim Sunée, Anchorage Daily News, 6 Jan. 2022 The menu now includes a hot fudge ice cream cake, chocolate chip cookie sundae, a seasonal pie selection, Big Boy banana split and turtle cheesecake. Cathy Kozlowicz, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 31 July 2021 His favorite shake is the old-school banana split, which is made with strawberry and banana pudding ice cream and topped with a full-sized banana. Sarah Blaskovich, Dallas News, 6 July 2021 John Cho's hair is resplendent—the approximate size and shape of a shareable banana split—in a promo for the upcoming live-action Netflix adaptation of the beloved anime Cowboy Bebop. Jenny Singer, Glamour, 8 June 2021 See More

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First Known Use of banana split

1906, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of banana split was in 1906

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Last Updated

24 Aug 2022

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“Banana split.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/banana%20split. Accessed 27 Sep. 2022.

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