snow cone

\ ˈsnō-ˌkōn How to pronounce snow cone (audio) \
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Definition of snow cone

: granular ice molded into a ball and flavored with a syrup

Examples of snow cone in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Somehow Parker managed to find the snow cone maker and gave it to her shortly afterward. Ravien Iris Burns | Jrnola,, "Yes, New Orleans, there is a Santa Claus -- and his spirit lives on in the Seventh Ward," 21 Dec. 2020 Frankie was licking a snow cone, staining her chin, her dress and her shoes. Jenna Ross, Star Tribune, "Minnesota woman builds elaborate mini State Fair in her backyard," 1 Sep. 2020 Robinson also allegedly bought her daughter a 2016 Jeep Renegade, invested in a snow cone business run by her children and paid for home renovations with the money, according to federal investigators. Fox News, "Tennessee senator stole $600K to pay for her wedding — then cover her divorce," 31 July 2020 There are many simple pleasures in the summer — eating a snow cone on a hot day, batting at a beach ball in the pool. Molly Longman,, "Boob Sweat Sucks. But We Have Solutions," 13 July 2020 Fortunately, Irving does not lack its share of snow cone stands, ice cream joints and popsicle shops. Sarah Bahari, Dallas News, "Where to find Irving’s best ice cream, snow cones and other frozen treats this summer," 6 July 2020 Grind ice in your blender and shower it with syrup for a very classy snow cone. Becky Krystal, Washington Post, "Making simple syrup really is easy. Here’s how to jazz it up with infused flavors.," 6 July 2020 Make one that lives up to all your childhood snack dreams with a Snowie snow cone maker. Sara Hendricks, USA TODAY, "15 products to help you relive your childhood summers," 25 June 2020 Following the parade, community members are invited to enjoy a free snow cone and a swim at Clark Henry Pool, 7804 Equador Street. Staff Report, Houston Chronicle, "Northwest Houston communities plan patriotic fun and fireworks this Fourth of July," 24 June 2020

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First Known Use of snow cone

1941, in the meaning defined above

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10 Jan 2021

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“Snow cone.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Mar. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of snow cone

US : a cone-shaped paper cup that contains very small pieces of ice flavored with a sweet syrup

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