snow cone


variants or sno-cone
: granular ice molded into a ball and flavored with a syrup

Examples of snow cone in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Uneven syrup distribution is a common problem in snow cones. Tara Massouleh McCay, Southern Living, 9 May 2024 Bronze made an appearance next alongside his mom and sister in a second video as the trio snacked on snow cones while sitting on a bench outside. Escher Walcott, Peoplemag, 7 Apr. 2024 Her father, Matt Adams, 58, remarked that there had been a long line for snow cones but no line to buy beer. Callie Holtermann Molly Matalon, New York Times, 24 Feb. 2024 On Target A couple of ice cubes are all kids need to make snow cones with this Snoopy Sno-Cone Machine right in their kitchen. Nor'adila Hepburn, Southern Living, 17 Nov. 2023 Both feature an intensely flavorful broth, made by boiling brisket with fresh pineapple, Asian pear, apple, lemon, daikon, and assorted alliums, and are finished with big hunks of slushy ice, which soak up the sweet, sour, savory liquid like snow cones. Hannah Goldfield, The New Yorker, 4 Nov. 2023 Find it on Amazon Get Creative With This Snow Cone Machine Your family dessert experience just got more fun with this snow cone machine. Taylor Gumm, Rolling Stone, 3 Oct. 2023 The ripe fruit offers bright flavors that are richer than the overly sweet syrup that is typically drizzled on snow cones. Ashia Aubourg, SELF, 14 Aug. 2023 The drink menu — Elle Aragon drew it by hand — features house cocktails like the ume martini with shochu, gin and pickled plum ($12); the wasabi mule ($11); and the snow cone chuhai, with shochu, ramune syrup, yuzu and nigori sake floated on top ($13). Kolbie Peterson, The Salt Lake Tribune, 18 Aug. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1941, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of snow cone was in 1941

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“Snow cone.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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