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 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, "The Luxe Belize Getaway You And Your Girls Need Today," 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,, "Is that a T-Rex? Yes, dinosaurs roam in one of these 14 corn mazes in Connecticut," 12 Sep. 2019 Their neighbors were the Fungineers and their pastel-dream ice cream truck, who held daily concerts with costumed and puppet performers, singing songs about sustainable living and handing out purple ice-cream cones. Kat Bein, Billboard, "Meow Wolf's Taos Vortex Festival Brought Community to the Forefront," 20 Aug. 2019 With second-string vanilla offenses pitted against third-string vanilla defenses, NFL practice games are like a vanilla ice-cream cone with no ice cream, and the cone is made of gluten-free kale. Scott Ostler,, "Jay-Z will be a superstar NFL (talent-search) quarterback," 17 Aug. 2019 Some of Cee’s most beloved creations include a Fresh Prince of Bel-Air-themed shoot, babies snuggled into ice-cream cones and a beauty salon shoot featuring a little one sitting under a dryer with rollers in her hair. Char Adams,, "From Ninja Turtles to Aladdin! This Newborn Photographer's Elaborate Shoots Are Going Viral," 12 July 2019 In front of him, an ice-cream cone points priapically upwards, next to a trail of creamy vanilla. 1843, "The masochistic appeal of the British seaside," 25 June 2019 In line for coveted Guerlain ice-cream cones, guests discussed their winnings. Carmen Rosy Hall, Vogue, "Natalia Vodianova Puts the Fabulous in Her Fabulous Fund Fair With Vuitton, Dior, and Stella McCartney Goodies Up for Grabs," 20 Feb. 2019 Photo: Underwood Archives/UIG/Everett Collection The department has proposed ending dozens of settlements, including those addressing markets for typewriters, horseshoes and ice-cream cones. Erich Schwartzel, WSJ, "Now Showing: U.S. Mulls Changing Movie Rules for the Big Screen," 2 Dec. 2018

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First Known Use of ice-cream cone

1905, in the meaning defined above

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“Ice-cream cone.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Feb. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of ice-cream cone

: a thin, crisp cake that is shaped like a cone and used for holding ice cream also : one filled with ice cream

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