Definition of banana split in US English:

banana split


  • A dessert made with a split banana, ice cream, sauce, whipped cream, nuts, and a cherry.

    • ‘I got my classic favourite, a banana split, and Lara ordered a fudge sundae.’
    • ‘I looked down at the large remainder of the banana split sundae and sighed.’
    • ‘‘I'll have a go at a banana split in that case,’ I added.’
    • ‘We finally finished up at the diner, only after I had to patiently wait for Liz to finish her double banana split hot chocolate fudge sundae and doubled meal.’
    • ‘But what's a banana split without marshmallow, strawberry sauce, or maple walnuts?’
    • ‘Their banana split is done with crème fraîche and warm chocolate sauce - for just £1.50.’
    • ‘I had a trio of sorbets (peach cognac, strawberry ouzo, raspberry/pear tequiia) instead of the banana split since I don't like bananas.’
    • ‘Who could forget his or her first banana split or chocolate sundae?’
    • ‘Then we shared a banana split for dessert and I had some coffee.’
    • ‘May will have the medium banana split with strawberry, chocolate, and French vanilla.’
    • ‘Everyone ordered dessert which consisted of a peach cobbler pie, three chocolate sundaes, a banana split and two tiramisus.’
    • ‘As for dessert, well, forget about mouthwatering cheesecake, banana split or tiramisu as they are not on the list.’
    • ‘There were two slices of pizza, a turkey sandwich, a banana split, and an ice cold soda.’
    • ‘One list of these contains such favourites as cheesecake, warm apple pie, fudge cake, sherry trifle, summer pudding and banana split.’
    • ‘I have this mini-meal when I'm craving a banana split.’
    • ‘I had gotten a hot fudge sundae and Brian got a banana split.’
    • ‘It's a seafood guy's prim, tricky version of a banana split, and it tasted pretty great, even to a meat guy like me.’
    • ‘But then they tossed them in so much butter and olive oil that I would have been better off ordering a banana split.’
    • ‘In concept and appearance, this encased dessert holds all the promise of a swaddled banana split - or at least a churro.’
    • ‘Still shaking from the cold, I ordered a hot chocolate instead of my usual banana split.’


banana split

/bəˈnanə split//bəˈnænə splɪt/