\ ˈkrem How to pronounce crème (audio) also ˈkrēm or ˈkrām How to pronounce crème (audio) \
variants: or creme
plural crèmes or cremes\ ˈkrem(z) How to pronounce cremes (audio) , ˈkrēmz \

Definition of crème

1 : a sweet liqueur
2 : cream or a preparation made with or resembling cream used in cooking

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The iconic loops up top are pink in this version, and they’re filled with the classic creme of the original. Hanna Flanagan,, "Hostess Unveils New Halloween Treats With 'S'cream Filling'," 11 Sep. 2019 And the doughnuts go well beyond powdered sugar and creme-filled. Polly Campbell,, "So hoity-toity! These doughnuts coming to Walnut Hills have class," 23 July 2019 The recipe is a simple one: A three-ingredient pastry crust and a filling that consists of heirloom tomatoes, a triple-creme cheese, salt, pepper and honey. Amber Turpin, The Mercury News, "How to make Bad Animal’s swoon-worthy tomato tarts," 6 Sep. 2019 The pods sold by Juul are available in 3% or 5% nicotine strength, in plain tobacco or with additional flavorings including mint, mango, cucumber, and creme. Marisa Cohen, Good Housekeeping, "What Is Juuling? Everything to Know About the Popular Vaping Trend," 4 Sep. 2019 Juul’s e-cigarettes come in several flavors, including mint, menthol, mango, fruit, creme and cucumber. San Diego Union-Tribune, "Lawsuit: Juul e-cigarettes are deliberately highly addictive," 2 Sep. 2019 On the menu: Tuna tartare, yellowtail carpaccio, live diver-scallop motoyaki, duck breast with foie gras and a fusion dessert of creme-brulee napoleon with matcha and Japanese-whisky butterscotch sauce. Joe Gray,, "A Tiki party pig roast, a celebration of Mexican cuisine, a cult veal parm sandwich, and more at Food Bowl," 16 Aug. 2019 Juul’s removal of its creme, cucumber, fruit and mango flavors from stores gave Eonsmoke’s fortunes a big boost. Sheila Kaplan, New York Times, "‘Juul-alikes’ Are Filling Shelves With Sweet, Teen-Friendly Nicotine Flavors," 13 Aug. 2019 Watch your colleagues fight over the last Boston creme—it'll be worth the inevitable in-store wait. Scottie Andrew And Brian Ries, CNN, "It's Krispy Kreme's birthday. Here's how to score a dozen doughnuts for $1," 19 July 2019

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First Known Use of crème

circa 1821, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for crème

French, from Old French cresme — more at cream

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\ ˈkrem, ˈkrēm\
plural crèmes\ ˈkrem(z), ˈkrēmz \

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