creamer

noun
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
Recent Examples on the Web Production of the small sizes of cappuccino creamer has also been reduced. Rick Barrett, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 11 Oct. 2021 Leddy was enthusiastic about the French vanilla creamer the detective offered him. Annie Sweeney, chicagotribune.com, 23 Sep. 2021 This 28-ounce container uses a mix of almond and oat milks to keep the creamer dairy-free, and features hints of pumpkin pie spice, cinnamon, and cloves. Emily Vanschmus, Better Homes & Gardens, 3 Aug. 2021 Silk Dairy-Free Pumpkin Spice Almond Creamer, International Delight Pumpkin Pie Spice creamer and Coffee Mate Pumpkin Spice Flavored Creamer. Mike Snider, USA TODAY, 11 Sep. 2021 There are refrigerated options as well as a shelf-stable barista blend, with other dairy alternatives like creamer, ice cream and yogurt on the horizon. Erin Booke, Dallas News, 26 Aug. 2021 Black, oolong and jasmine are the most common tea bases, combined with milk, creamer and usually some other flavor (anything from taro, to strawberry, to brown sugar). Tribune News Service, cleveland, 14 July 2021 Not only is pumpkin spice creamer already available in grocery stores, but there’s also a non-dairy version for the first time ever. Lindy Segal, Glamour, 24 Aug. 2021 Here, narcissus blooms, commonly available at florist shops in winter, join berzelia berries in a pewter creamer. Heather Arndt Anderson, Sunset Magazine, 12 Feb. 2020

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First Known Use of creamer

1858, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of creamer was in 1858

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15 Oct 2021

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“Creamer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/creamer. Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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More Definitions for creamer

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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