Definitions

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  • n. Alternative spelling of ice cream.

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Examples

  • Together with his wife, Danielle, he spoiled us with rib-sticking main courses such as cassoulet or rabbit pappardelle they'll cater for vegetarians or special diets if you let them know in advance, and irresistible desserts like melting chocolate pudding or affogato with homemade ice-cream.

    Couples ski holiday in the French Alps

  • The idea that it's possible to have too much of a good thing was surely agreed upon and created by parents in order to get their children ready for all of life's many and varied disappointments; can't have ice-cream every day of the week, put the Playstation away, because you've got homework to do and greens to eat.

    Real Madrid v Barcelona – as it happened | Jacob Steinberg

  • Bestserved in a huge bowl, with a big scoop of ice-cream and two spoons.

    Felicity Cloake's comfort food

  • After the interval it was disappointing to see City's attack lapse back into the passivity of their previous two fixtures, with Dzeko's attempts to retain possession in and around the Liverpool penalty area resembling those of a child on a Cornish beach trying to protect an ice-cream cornet against a keen-eyed seagull.

    Manchester City and Liverpool need a solution for striking flaws | Richard Williams

  • You have to try the Piso 11 dessert – French bread with eggs, red wine, vanilla ice-cream, hot chocolate and ginger.

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  • You are moving towards a border between the land and sea that does not have hospitable beaches, or guesthouses painted in welcoming stripes, or merry-go-rounds, or ice-cream for sale, but instead has warnings of danger, steep cliffs.

    The Empty Family

  • Fancy grabbed Kit by the hand and pulled her away so sharply her ice-cream cone tumbled into the grass.

    Slice Of Cherry

  • They were slow-dancing to “Signed, Sealed, Delivered,” which was not a slow song, and sharing an ice-cream cone.

    Slice Of Cherry

  • Ben & Jerry's Homemade Inc. used that intrastate-offering exemption to sell Vermont residents what the ice-cream maker's founders called "a scoop of the action" in 1984, well before the 2000 sale to Unilever NV.

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  • This character behaves like a child, talks like a child and dresses in ice-cream flavor colors.

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  • How funny! My siblings and I used to do that when we were kids, but I haven't thought of it in years. :-)

    December 30, 2009

  • which - I like to do that as well. It's like making your own soft-serve. I only do it with plain ice creams, though -- not with chunky ones.

    December 29, 2009

  • I like to add milk and stir it up to make a bowl milkshake. I only eat chocolate-chip ice cream, btw.

    December 29, 2009

  • This might sound weird but I really enjoy taking a spoon and whipping up the ice cream in my bowl for a minute before eating it. Something about the texture tastes better for me.

    December 29, 2009

  • I think Wallace Stevens should be Wallace-Stevens.

    December 25, 2009

  • You should bracket (and pronounce) hy-per-phen-til-ating.

    December 24, 2009

  • Don't you think Hyphen would be rather offended by this over-use?

    haha gangerh! Nice one.

    December 24, 2009

  • Such merry-making!

    December 24, 2009

  • I'm hy-per-phen-til-ating with all this.

    December 23, 2009

  • I-scream, you-scream, we all-scream for ice-cream!

    December 23, 2009

  • I heartily-agree.

    December 23, 2009

  • Should we not call it a punctuation-mark?

    December 23, 2009

  • It's ironic that this little punctuation mark, which is simply trying to bring things together in order to avoid misunderstandings, should be so divisive.

    December 23, 2009

  • High-funs? Yarb, I love you, but I might have to kill you.

    December 23, 2009

  • Ah...if you find out who this 'hyphen-hater' is be sure to tell me!
    ;-)

    December 23, 2009

  • This "guy" had a list or his name had something to do with superfluous hyphenating....he/she was funny-serious about it.

    December 23, 2009

  • hyphen

    December 23, 2009

  • There was a wordie who had issues with hyphens, as I remember. It was pretty funny. Can't remember who, though...

    December 23, 2009

  • I love hyphens! They should be called high-funs.

    December 23, 2009

  • I love hyphenating things like this. It makes me feel so wonderfully Victorian.

    December 23, 2009

  • Yum! ice-cream!

    December 23, 2009

  • *makes notes*

    October 6, 2008

  • No. I'm lactose intolerant. I was just remarking on the use of hyphen here.

    October 6, 2008

  • You scream for ice cream?

    October 6, 2008

  • Many more have ice cream.

    October 6, 2008

  • Only 1 Wordie has ice-cream?

    October 6, 2008