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a la mode

[ ah luh mohd, al-uh-; French a la mawd ]SEE DEFINITION OF a la mode

Synonyms for a la mode

  • served with ice cream
  • topped with ice cream
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WORD ORIGIN

1640s, from French à la mode (15c.), literally "in the fashion" (see mode (n.2)). In 17c., sometimes nativized as all-a-mode. Cookery sense of a dessert served with ice cream is 1903, American English.

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