ice-cream

adjective \ ˌīs-ˈkrēm , ˈīs-ˌkrēm \
Updated on: 12 Nov 2017

Definition of ice-cream

: of a color similar to that of vanilla ice cream

First Known Use of ice-cream

1874


ice cream

noun \ ˌīs-ˈkrēm , ˈīs-ˌkrēm \

Definition of ice cream

: a sweet flavored frozen food containing cream or butterfat and usually eggs

Examples of ice cream in a Sentence

  1. What flavor of ice cream do you like?

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First Known Use of ice cream

1743


ICE-CREAM Defined for English Language Learners

ice cream

noun

Definition of ice cream for English Language Learners

  • : a frozen food containing sweetened and flavored cream


ICE-CREAM Defined for Kids

ice cream

noun

Definition of ice cream for Students

: a frozen food containing sweetened and flavored cream or butterfat

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