an elaborate confection, typically consisting of a banana sliced lengthwise, on top of which are placed two or more scoops of ice cream, fruit or other syrup, and a topping of whipped cream, nuts, and a maraschino cherry.
She also recommends the banana split shake: strawberry, chocolate, and a mashed banana.
The Most American Pit Stop in the U.S.A. Jane & Michael Stern July 20, 2014
To all of this I have only one thing to say: Please pass the banana split.
The Fatwa Against Women Touching Bananas and Other Stupid Islamic Orders Asra Q. Nomani December 9, 2011
“To say the there’s a split in the Republican Party is to give the banana split a bad name,” said Winter.
Sam Brownback’s Kansas Catastrophe Patricia Murphy July 19, 2014
a dish of ice cream and banana cut in half lengthwise, usually topped with syrup, nuts, whipped cream, etc
bananahead noun A stupid person (1950s+)
crazy; deranged: All that chatter is driving me bananas. wildly enthusiastic: The crowd went bananas when the music began. a tropical plant of the genus Musa, certain species of which are cultivated for their nutritious fruit. Compare banana family. the fruit, especially that of M. paradisiaca, with yellow or reddish rind. Contemporary Examples The site […]
- Bananas foster
noun a dessert of lengthwise-sliced bananas sauteed in rum, banana liqueur, and brown sugar and served with vanilla ice cream Word Origin named for Richard Foster, a customer at Brennan’s Restaurant in New Orleans, where the dish was created in the 1950s Usage Note cooking