creamer

noun
cream·​er | \ˈkrē-mər \

Definition of creamer 

1 : a small vessel for serving cream

2 : a nondairy product used as a substitute for cream (as in coffee)

Examples of creamer in a Sentence

a matching sugar bowl and creamer

Recent Examples on the Web

Know Brainer’s portable, single-serve packets of creamers contain butter, buttermilk and coconut oil that add 200 calories and up to 21 grams of fat to your cup of joe. Anne Marie Chaker, WSJ, "This Coffee Is Nice But It Needs More Butter," 26 Nov. 2018 Offer an array of interesting teas and coffees, creamers, and sugars available either in your kitchen or in their guest rooms. Tinsley Mortimer, Town & Country, "The Do's and Don'ts of Hosting Overnight Guests This Summer," 8 June 2017 Arenas recommends a homemade creamer made with unsweetened coconut milk, coconut oil, coconut sugar, and a touch of vanilla and cinnamon. Ryan Smith, Bon Appetit, "I Love Soy Milk, and No, I Don't Want to Try That Other Milk Instead," 26 June 2018 Trans fats are officially banished Once ubiquitous in everything from frozen pizza to coffee creamer to popcorn, artificial trans fats are — as of Monday — banished from US restaurants and grocery stores. BostonGlobe.com, "Trans fats are officially banished," 19 June 2018 Once ubiquitous in everything from frozen pizza to coffee creamer to popcorn, artificial trans fats are – as of Monday – banished from U.S. restaurants and grocery stores. Author: Caitlin Dewey, Anchorage Daily News, "Artificial trans fats, widely linked to heart disease, are officially banned," 19 June 2018 The first daily regimen that worked —173 morphine milligrams — felt like creamer diluting bitter black coffee. Bonnie Jo Mount, Washington Post, "Inside the fallout of America’s crackdown on opioids," 31 May 2018 The first daily regimen that worked - 173 morphine milligrams - felt like creamer diluting bitter black coffee. Anchorage Daily News, "Unintended consequences: Inside the fallout of America’s crackdown on opioids," 17 June 2018 The latest flavors — Honey Cream and Honey Pecan — use all-natural honey and 30 percent less sugar than other Natural Bliss creamers. sandiegouniontribune.com, "Coffee-mate adds honey flavors," 10 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of creamer

1858, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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creamer

noun

English Language Learners Definition of creamer

: a small container that is used for serving cream

: a liquid or powder that is used instead of cream in coffee or tea

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