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Definition of "cream" []

  • The yellowish fatty component of unhomogenized milk that tends to accumulate at the surface. (noun)
  • Any of various substances resembling or containing cream: hand cream. (noun)
  • A pale yellow to yellowish white. (noun)
  • The choicest part: the cream of the crop. (noun)
  • To form cream. (verb-intransitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "cream" in a sentence
  • "Ice cream man: Ok, that'll be $9.47. * hands them all their ice cream* Joe:"
  • "Is there a better example of truth in advertising than the name cream puffs?"
  • "The word cream is related to the word chrism, to anoint."