cream·​er | \ ˈkrē-mər How to pronounce creamer (audio) \

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

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Someone else brought a 10-pound bag of coffee and creamers to go with it. Abigail Van Buren, al, "Dear Abby: Readers share ideas for overabundance of food given to grieving families," 8 Sep. 2019 Making instant involved nothing more than spooning crystals into a mug and adding boiling water, and then maybe whitening the concoction with a powdered creamer. Los Angeles Times, "Instant coffee is back, and snobs are paying $3.25 a cup," 7 Sep. 2019 Even the convenience-store chain’s coffee bar is stocked with free pumpkin spice creamer. Phillip Valys,, "Go away, pumpkin creep: Pumpkin spice invades South Florida earlier than ever | PHOTOS," 22 Aug. 2019 Starbucks released a Pumpkin Spice Latte creamer at the end of July, marking the first time Starbucks consumers could recreate the PSL flavor at home with just a splash from a bottle. Hannah Chubb,, "Pumpkin Spice Lattes Are Officially Returning to Starbucks This Month, the Earliest Ever," 20 Aug. 2019 The companies announced Monday that a line of coffee creamers in Starbucks' signature latte flavors will hit grocery-store shelves starting next month. Kate Gibson, CBS News, "Starbucks creamers are coming to grocery stores next month," 22 July 2019 Pumpkin spice lattes at Starbucks: The espresso beverage that kicked off the pumpkin craze 16 years ago returns on Aug. 27, and Starbucks has also rolled out a new pumpkin spice creamer inspired by the drink available in grocery stores. Phillip Valys,, "Go away, pumpkin creep: Pumpkin spice invades South Florida earlier than ever | PHOTOS," 22 Aug. 2019 The creamers will come in three flavors — caramel macchiato, cinnamon dolce latte and white chocolate mocha. Kate Gibson, CBS News, "Coming to grocery stores next month: Starbucks creamers," 22 July 2019 This is the first time Starbucks has entered the refrigerated creamer market, a field that has grown significantly in the last several years—and the fourth product to come from a partnership the two companies formed in 2018. Chris Morris, Fortune, "Starbucks and Nestle Launching Line of Creamers," 22 July 2019

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First Known Use of creamer

1858, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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English Language Learners Definition of creamer

US : 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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