Definition of sundae
: ice cream served with topping (as crushed fruit, syrup, nuts, or whipped cream)
Origin and Etymology of sundae
probably alteration of Sunday
First Known Use: 1897
SUNDAE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of sundae for English Language Learners
: a dessert of ice cream that is topped with a sweet sauce, nuts, whipped cream, etc.
SUNDAE Defined for Kids
Definition of sundae for Students
: a serving of ice cream with a topping (as fruit, syrup, whipped cream, nuts, or bits of candy)
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