Definition of Popsicle in English:



North American
  • A piece of flavoured ice or ice cream on a stick; an ice lolly.

    • ‘‘Like we used to do with Popsicle sticks,’ I said, ‘but on a grander scale.’’
    • ‘There were coffee cakes, Popsicles and peanut butter cookies.’
    • ‘The corndog and the Popsicle each took up a three full pages, the Belgian waffle barely one page.’
    • ‘Give him extra fluids (such as water, Popsicles, Jell-O, or juices).’
    • ‘Can you get me some Popsicle sticks from up front?’
    • ‘Children may enjoy Popsicles, Jell-O, ice cream, or applesauce.’
    • ‘They use small ‘bows’ made from Popsicle sticks and rosined horsehair and draw them back and forth across the piano's strings to produce melodies, drones, and staccato rhythmic figures.’
    • ‘Some doctors say that children over 2 years old can have Gatorade, soda, clear soups, tea, Jell-o, and Popsicles.’
    • ‘Some are ‘handmade,’ such as the reindeer, made of Popsicle sticks and ribbons.’
    • ‘While we'd do our best to make Popsicle stick Eiffel towers on France Day, nobody ever really got into it.’


1920s: fanciful formation.