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shaving cream


Simple Definition of shaving cream

  • : a special cream or foam that is spread over your face or another part of your body before shaving

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of shaving cream

  1. :  a special cream or foam that is spread over the face or another part of the body before shaving

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  the act of one that shaves

    :  something shaved off

  1. :  the yellowish part of milk containing from 18 to about 40 percent butterfat

    :  a food prepared with cream

    :  something having the consistency of cream

  1. :  to form cream or a surface layer like the cream on standing milk

    :  to break into or cause something to break into a creamy froth

    :  to move like froth

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a jerking and twitching of the body

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