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1cream/ˈkriːm/noun
pluralcreams
1cream
/ˈkriːm/
noun
pluralcreams
Learner's definition of CREAM  
[noncount] : the thick part of milk that rises to the top: the part of milk that contains fat
: a food that is made with cream
[noncount]
[count]
: 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]
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
2cream/ˈkriːm/verb
creamscreamedcreaming
2cream
/ˈkriːm/
verb
creamscreamedcreaming
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
   b : to hit (someone) very hard— usually used as (be/get) creamed

cream off

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

— creamed

adjective
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