soft serve

\ ˈsȯf(t)-ˌsərv How to pronounce soft serve (audio) \
variants: or soft-serve

Definition of soft serve

: a smooth semisolid ice cream that contains less milk fat than regular ice cream and is made in and dispensed from a freezer in which it is aerated and continuously churned often used before another nounsoft-serve ice creama soft-serve machine

First Known Use of soft serve

1955, in the meaning defined above

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“Soft serve.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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