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cream·y

 (krē′mē)
adj. cream·i·er, cream·i·est
Rich in or resembling cream.

cream′i·ly adv.
cream′i·ness n.

creamy

(ˈkriːmɪ)
adj, creamier or creamiest
1. resembling cream in colour, taste, or consistency
2. (Cookery) containing cream
ˈcreamily adv
ˈcreaminess n

cream•y

(ˈkri mi)

adj. cream•i•er, cream•i•est.
1. containing cream.
2. resembling cream in consistency or taste; soft and smooth.
3. cream-colored.
4. Informal. highly desirable or beneficial.
[1425–75]
cream′i•ly, adv.
cream′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.creamy - of the color of cream; "creamy translucent pebbles"
chromatic - being or having or characterized by hue
2.creamy - thick like cream
thick - relatively dense in consistency; "thick cream"; "thick soup"; "thick smoke"; "thick fog"

creamy

adjective
1. milky, buttery creamy mashed potato
2. smooth, soft, creamed, lush, oily, velvety, rich Whisk the mixture until it is smooth and creamy.

creamy

adjective
Bright and clear in complexion; not dull or faded:
Translations
قِشْدي، دَسِم، مليء بالقِشْدهناعِم وأبيَض، قِشْدي اللوْن
hebkýkrémovýsametovýsmetanový
cremetflødeagtigsilkeblød
elefántcsont színûkrémszerûtejszínszerû
rjómakenndursilkimjúkur
hebký bielysmotanový
kremastkremen
kaymaklıkrem gibi yumuşakkremalı

creamy

[ˈkriːmɪ] ADJ (creamier (compar) (creamiest (superl))) [taste, texture] → cremoso; [colour] → color crema inv

creamy

[ˈkriːmi] adj
[texture] → crémeux/euse
(= containing cream) [sauce] → à la crème

creamy

adj (+er)
(= tasting of cream)sahnig; (= smooth)cremig; a creamy complexionein zarter Teint
(= cream-coloured)creme(farben or -farbig)

creamy

[ˈkriːmɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (taste, texture) → cremoso/a; (colour) → crema inv, panna inv

cream

(kriːm) noun
1. the yellowish-white oily substance that forms on the top of milk, and from which butter and cheese are made.
2. any of many substances made of, or similar to, cream. ice-cream; face-cream.
3. the best part; the top people. the cream of the medical profession.
4. (also adjective) (of) a yellowish-white colour. cream paint.
verb
1. to make into a cream-like mixture. Cream the eggs, butter and sugar together.
2. to take the cream off. She creamed the milk.
3. (with off) to select (the best). The best pupils will be creamed off for special training.
ˈcreamy adjective
1. full of, or like, cream. creamy milk.
2. smooth and white. a creamy complexion.
ˈcreaminess noun
cream of tartar
an ingredient in baking powder.
References in classic literature ?
You a little remind me of her, my dear lady--you resemble her in complexion: the same creamy paleness.
But the spermaceti itself, how bland and creamy that is; like the transparent, half-jellied, white meat of a cocoanut in the third month of its growth, yet far too rich to supply a substitute for butter.
Shaggy creamy stockings of silk, and shaggy slippers of rose leather with ruby buckles, completed his costume, and when he was thus attired the shaggy man looked at himself in a long mirror with great admiration.
The first glimpse of her new home was a delight to eye and spirit--it looked so like a big, creamy seashell stranded on the harbor shore.
They went towards the extreme stern, on the ship's lee side, where the deck, with the oblique energy of the wind, was now almost dipping into the creamy, sidelong-rushing sea.
Having obtained a quantity for his purpose, he places it in a bag made of the net-like fibrous substance attached to all cocoanut trees, and compressing it over the bread-fruit, which being now sufficiently pounded, is put into a wooden bowl--extracts a thick creamy milk.
THE dairy was certainly worth looking at: it was a scene to sicken for with a sort of calenture in hot and dusty streets--such coolness, such purity, such fresh fragrance of new-pressed cheese, of firm butter, of wooden vessels perpetually bathed in pure water; such soft colouring of red earthenware and creamy surfaces, brown wood and polished tin, grey limestone and rich orange-red rust on the iron weights and hooks and hinges.
Her creamy skin is as fair and flawless as the petals of a white lily.
This was soon done, and he handed it over to Mr Codlin with that creamy froth upon the surface which is one of the happy circumstances attendant on mulled malt.
It reminded me, somehow, of one of those colossal billows which swells suddenly up beside one's ship, at sea, sometimes, with its crest and shoulders snowy white, and the rest of its noble proportions streaked downward with creamy foam.
For, after I had made the monster (out of the refuse of my washerwoman's family) and had clothed him with a blue coat, canary waistcoat, white cravat, creamy breeches, and the boots already mentioned, I had to find him a little to do and a great deal to eat; and with both of those horrible requirements he haunted my existence.
Away from her he thought her beautiful, remembering only her magnificent eyes and the creamy pallor of her face; but when he was with her he saw only that she was flat-chested and that her teeth were slightly decayed; he could not forget the corns on her toes.