ice-cream cone


Definition of ice-cream cone

: a thin crisp edible cone for holding ice cream also : one filled with ice cream

Examples of ice-cream cone in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Frantically lick at an ice-cream cone the color of Dr. Manhattan. Alex Mcelroy, The Atlantic, 10 Aug. 2021 His subjects, mostly country folk and seemingly all white, posed against plain backdrops with their own props: an ice-cream cone, a football helmet, a fishing rod. Eren Orbey, The New Yorker, 13 July 2021 The risible subplots range from the narrow-minded moms in Billie's social circle to Cooper's work dynamics, which include a boss (Li Jun Li) who looks at him the way kids eye an ice-cream cone. Brian Lowry, CNN, 25 June 2021 Today, just getting an ice-cream cone successfully feels like magic. Eva Hagberg, The Atlantic, 22 Sep. 2020 You’re not supposed to get an ice-cream cone for playing hard and having fun. Paul Daugherty, The Enquirer, 15 Sep. 2020 Gia's at-home party on Friday took on an ice-cream theme, with a balloon arrangement in the shape of a decadent ice-cream cone, as seen on Courtney's Instagram Story. Benjamin Vanhoose,, 11 Sep. 2020 Eat at one, or all, with a bunch of unique food options such as the hefty El Diablo sandwich from Arepa or a maple-bacon ice-cream cone. Kimberly Wilson, Essence, 5 Nov. 2019 Bishop’s Orchard corn maze, 526 New England Road in Guilford has a theme of an ice-cream cone to celebrate the ice-cream stand opening at the farm market, which is 2-¾ miles from the maze. Susan Dunne,, 12 Sep. 2019 See More

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First Known Use of ice-cream cone

1905, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of ice-cream cone was in 1905

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“Ice-cream cone.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 May. 2022.

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