egg cream


: a sweetened drink made with milk or cream and other ingredients
especially : a drink consisting of milk, a flavoring syrup, and soda water

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web After Parker indulges in a chocolate egg cream, the two satiate their sweet tooths at Francesco's Bakery in Hicksville, New York. Madison Roberts, Peoplemag, 25 Dec. 2022 Farmacy believes the original egg cream really was made with egg. Rachel Ringler,, 16 June 2021 An egg cream was my father’s kitchen claim to fame. Rachel Ringler,, 16 June 2021 Randall begrudgingly gives his father the gift of his perfect day: driving a cool car while wearing a new pair of shades, sipping on his favorite drink (an egg cream) with the music up and the windows down. Maggie Fremont, Vulture, 26 May 2021 The league holds an All-Star game to reward top players while also recognizing teams and participants at an end-of-season barbeque, which includes hot dogs and egg cream. Alex Kushel,, 29 Apr. 2021 After that second visit, I was hopelessly hooked on the lobster roll and egg creams. Steve West,, 27 Sep. 2019 Raise an empty glass if your palate tingles recalling the bygone taste of a Brooklyn egg cream. Steve West,, 27 Sep. 2019 Ma’am Sir will include cocktails inspired by egg creams, brown cows and lime rickeys. Los Angeles Times, 1 Oct. 2019 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1906, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of egg cream was in 1906

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Cite this Entry

“Egg cream.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Feb. 2023.

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