Definition of rocky road in English:

rocky road


  • A type of ice cream or other dessert containing marshmallows, chocolate, and nuts.

    ‘these were the best rocky roads I have ever had’
    as modifier ‘two litres of rocky road ice cream’
    • ‘We'd all be fit, healthy and energetic if we could just break the habit of downing a pint of Rocky Road in front of the TV instead of taking a walk.’
    • ‘"I am an absolute ice cream freak—rocky road, mint chocolate chip or triple chocolate thunder," he says.’
    • ‘Younger people are increasingly choosing chunkier, more textured ice creams, like chocolate chip cookie dough and rocky road.’
    • ‘She claimed the dogs ate the half-gallon of rocky road after I found the carton buried in our trash.’
    • ‘Imagine that it's 9: 15 p.m., you're engrossed in Desperate Housewives, and you become distracted by the carton of Rocky Road in the freezer.’
    • ‘The two-layer pudding cups are available in chocolate and vanilla, as well as rocky road.’
    • ‘Once in a while, you feel like cozying up at home in two tons of a security blanket, and curling up in front of the TV, with a gallon of Rocky Road.’
    • ‘I told her I was going to bring her in some homemade Rocky Road.’
    • ‘For familiar flavor varieties such as Butter Pecan and Rocky Road, the integration of nut ingredients is smoother than in the creation of a new ice cream product with a unique nut twist.’
    • ‘I brought a spoon and some rocky road ice cream.’