from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A dessert consisting of several scoops of ice cream and usually flavored syrups, nuts, fruit, and whipped cream served on a banana that has been split lengthwise.
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- n. A dessert or sundae containing a banana cut in half lengthwise (split), ice cream and various toppings which may include sauces, nuts or fruit.
- n. Euphemistic form of bullshit (especially in the card game sense).
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a banana split lengthwise and topped with scoops of ice cream and sauces and nuts and whipped cream
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I brought him out to the garage and put him on the trunk of the car, next to the artichokes, cardones and banana split cake.
Their faces lit up—partly from anticipation of their uncle’s always-exciting police stories, partly from the knowledge that they could probably hit him up for hamburgers and a banana split to share, and partly from an awareness that they were getting off easy, at least until they got home and faced their parents—but I smiled away the offer.