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1 cream /ˈkriːm/ noun
plural creams
1 cream
/ˈkriːm/
noun
plural creams
Learner's definition of CREAM
[noncount] : the thick part of milk that rises to the top : the part of milk that contains fat
see also clotted cream, heavy cream, sour cream, whipping cream
: a food that is made with cream
[noncount]
[count]
see also cream cheese, cream of tartar, cream puff, ice cream
: a very thick liquid or soft substance that is rubbed into the skin to make it softer or is used as a medicine for the skin
[noncount]
[count]
see also cold cream, shaving cream, sun cream
the cream : the best part of something see also the cream of the crop at 1crop
[count, noncount] : a pale yellowish color that is close to white see color picture on this page

like the cat that got the cream

see cat

— cream

adjective
2 cream /ˈkriːm/ verb
creams; creamed; creaming
2 cream
/ˈkriːm/
verb
creams; creamed; creaming
Learner's definition of CREAM
[+ object]
: to stir or mix (ingredients) until they are soft and smooth
US, informal
: to defeat (a person or team) easily and completely usually used as (be/get) creamed
: to hit (someone) very hard usually used as (be/get) creamed

cream off

[phrasal verb]
cream off (someone or something) or cream (someone or something) off chiefly British
: to remove (the best part) from something : to take (someone or something) away for yourself

— creamed

adjective
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