Definition of cream offchiefly British
- Most of the profit was creamed off by the government.
- The best students are creamed off to attend other schools.
: the yellowish part of milk containing from 18 to about 40 percent butterfat
: a food prepared with cream
: something having the consistency of cream
: 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
: from a place or position
: at a distance in space or time
: from a course : aside
used as a function word to indicate physical separation or distance from a position of rest, attachment, or union
: to seaward of
: from the possession or charge of
: more removed or distant
: to go away : depart
: kill, murder
: competition : contest
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