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iced

Syllabification: iced
Pronunciation: /īst
 
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Definition of iced in English:

adjective

[attributive]
1(Of a drink or other liquid) cooled in or mixed with pieces of ice: iced coffee
More example sentences
  • Have a drink of cool or iced water if you are flushed, it may help to settle it down.
  • Bottles of green tea, cooled in chests of iced water, are among the refreshing drinks available.
  • I'm watching Meet the Press, as I drink iced coffee and eat an egg sandwich.
Synonyms
ice-cold, cold, chilled, refrigerated;
frosty, icy, frozen
1.1(Of a surface or object) covered or coated with ice: we played hockey on the iced schoolyard
More example sentences
  • Oetzi's new home is a refrigerated igloo covered with dozens of iced tiles.
  • Pour the ingredients into a shaker, give it an over-the-shoulder shake and pour straight up into the iced glass.
  • Served in a chilled, or iced glass this is a beer which not only flirts with perfection but goes on to consummate the relationship.
2(Of a cake or cookie) decorated with icing.
Example sentences
  • The family cook runs out of mincemeat, the cake is not iced yet and the tree is still to be decorated.
  • A big thank you to Mary Morrisson who has baked and donated a beautiful iced cake to be raffled.
  • Uncle Sam arrives in good time: The marquee is up, Uncle Sam's arrived, and the cake is iced.

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