One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Ice cream made in layers of different colors, typically including chocolate, vanilla, and strawberry.
- ‘Maybe the grumpy Italian man thought I asked for 3 scoops of Neapolitan ice cream, because that my friends, is what I got.’
- ‘On one chair they dabbed samples of all the various colors of the hail ceiling, but ‘the result looked like a rather unappetising Neapolitan ice cream.’’
- ‘Going back to the phone, Nocte made Savvy's choice for her by saying, ‘Three scoops of Neapolitan ice cream, please.’’
- ‘She was dressed in a long cotton skirt in stripes of white, pink, and tan, like a melting scoop of Neapolitan ice cream.’
- ‘I would go with my dad to awards banquets, where we would politely eat cold chicken, hard green peas, and a block of Neapolitan ice cream.’
- ‘It's like diving through a slice of Neapolitan ice cream.’
- ‘I walked past Friendly's, but went back and bought a Neapolitan ice cream cone.’
- ‘Despite a brief Postmodernist digression into happy Neapolitan ice cream shades in the early 1980s, the trend away from strong colors continued.’
Neapolitan ice cream/ˈˌnēəˈpälətn/
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