milk·​shake ˈmilk-ˌshāk How to pronounce milkshake (audio)
variants or milk shake
: a thoroughly shaken or blended drink made of milk, a flavoring syrup, and often ice cream
a chocolate milkshake

Examples of milkshake in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This includes burgers, milkshakes, coffee and the staple Grand Slam dish of eggs with pancakes, bacon and sausage links. Ashley Ahn, Los Angeles Times, 14 Nov. 2023 As the final stop on our Idaho adventure, McCall welcomed us with small-town vibes and lakefront shops selling milkshakes, books, hardware and leather goods. Marlise Kast-Myers, San Diego Union-Tribune, 29 Oct. 2023 The Blackboard Café has a bookshop inside of it, milkshakes, and the best lasagna. Krista Simmons, Sunset Magazine, 23 Oct. 2023 Three people are dead and three others were hospitalized after drinking milkshakes sold at a Washington restaurant that were contaminated with listeria bacteria, health officials said. Francisco Guzman, USA TODAY, 21 Aug. 2023 As a late night snack, an In and Out truck provided milkshakes and burgers throughout the night to keep the party going strong. Kimberlee Speakman, Peoplemag, 2 Aug. 2023 The lure is the photos: thick milkshakes topped with whole slices of cheesecake, doughnuts, giant cookies, s’mores and even caramel apples. Zoe Glasser, Washington Post, 12 Sep. 2023 While drinking milkshakes and munching on fries, the young men reflected on quitting the football team and walking away from its notorious coach, Rush Propst. Kyle Whitmire |, al, 29 Aug. 2023 Its two speed levels can be used not only for coffees, but mixing dressings and milkshakes, too. Alyssa Brascia, Peoplemag, 16 Oct. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1886, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of milkshake was in 1886

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“Milkshake.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

Kids Definition

milk shake

: a thoroughly shaken or blended drink made of milk, a flavoring syrup, and often ice cream
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