from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A confection, especially ice cream, containing a variety of chopped and usually candied fruits.
- n. A flavoring simulating the flavor of many fruits.
- adj. Having a combination of fruit flavors.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A variety of ice cream that contains chopped candied fruit.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A confection of different kinds of preserved fruits.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A confection flavored with or containing different kinds of fruit; specifically, ice-cream so made.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. ice cream containing chopped candied fruits
One thing's for sure, X thinks, staring out the window of the taxi as the city melts past in rain-smeared tutti-frutti neon, one thing's for sure: this is either a dream, or it isn't.
But something went seriously wrong along the way, as government funding dried up, exacerbated by Italy's economic crisis, and corporate sponsors such as Coca-Cola have jumped in as white or in Coke's case tutti-frutti knights.
And to top it all off,? tutti-frutti? macaroons: a typical French almond sweet reinterpreted with spring fruits in honour of the Cartier jewelry house?
Of course, she looks about as period as Carmen Miranda in full tutti-frutti.
Lychee and mangoes -- in fact, a bit tutti-frutti, but in a fun way.
Something has gone seriously wrong with Democratic ideology, which seems to have become a candied set of holier-than-thou bromides attached like tutti-frutti to a quivering green Jell-O mold of adolescent sentimentality.
Carmen MirandaSamba singer, known as “the lady in the tutti-frutti hat”
We disagree about this just about every year and, once again, Dottie found it sober, relaxed, elegant and wise, while John found it somewhat clumsy, with tutti-frutti overtones.
Rio's Museum of Modern Art (MAM) has opened a major retrospective, "Carmen Miranda Forever" (through Jan. 22), with clips from her Hollywood hits and mounds of eyepopping bijouterie, sequined stage gowns and her patented tutti-frutti turbans.
I have the most wonderful recollections of my dad telling me about his dad who escaped the Nazis by wearing a lady outfit and taking the train all the way from Germany to the south of France; or his maternal grand-father who sold ice-cream – including the cherished tutti-frutti flavour – in Cannes.
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