\ ˈkrē-mē How to pronounce creamy (audio) \
creamier; creamiest

Definition of creamy

1 : containing cream
2 : resembling cream (as in color, texture, or taste) a creamy consistency creamy skin a creamy voice

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Other Words from creamy

creamily \ ˈkrē-​mə-​lē How to pronounce creamily (audio) \ adverb
creaminess \ ˈkrē-​mē-​nəs How to pronounce creaminess (audio) \ noun

Examples of creamy in a Sentence

The sauce has a smooth, creamy texture. Do you prefer creamy or crunchy peanut butter? She sings with a creamy voice.
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Recent Examples on the Web

Another easy option is to stir pesto into Greek yogurt for an easy, creamy dip for vegetables or to spread over chicken before baking. NBC News, "How to make the perfect pesto — and 5 recipes to get you started," 15 Aug. 2019 Use these crumbs as a topping for salad, creamy dips or cooked fish fillets. Ben Mims,, "Saturday Cook: Cold cucumbers go crunch-for-crunch with chile-spiked breadcrumbs," 22 June 2019 Make the most of this spring crop by twisting into breadsticks and cooking into a compote to serve with a creamy ricotta dip. Woman's Day Kitchen, Woman's Day, "Rhubarb Twists with Rhubarb Compote," 29 Apr. 2019 There are now dozens of versions of this creamy chickpea dip in the average American supermarket. Bee Wilson, WSJ, "Enough Already With ‘Reinvented’ Dishes—Let’s Get the Classics Right," 3 Aug. 2018 Local fish and lobster comes out charred and flavorful, perfect alongside a side of moutabal, a creamy eggplant dip, and freshly steamed rice. Laura Ratliff, Condé Nast Traveler, "5 Best Day Trips from Dubai," 4 Mar. 2018 Remove the lime zest from the bag. Pour the ice cream base into the frozen canister and spin until thick and creamy. Carrie Knauer,, "Carrie’s Kitchen: Ice cream recipes designed to make every day better," 1 Aug. 2019 The applicator is super handy and the creamy formula goes on like butter. Dominique Hobdy, Essence, "This MAC Concealer Is Good Enough To Replace Your Morning Coffee," 31 July 2019 Some versions of egusi are brothy; Oyetibo’s is creamy. Los Angeles Times, "Nigerian jollof rice and other joys at Mid-City’s Aduke African Cuisine," 25 July 2019

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First Known Use of creamy

1618, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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English Language Learners Definition of creamy

: made with cream or tasting like cream
: thick and smooth
: smooth and soft


\ ˈkrē-mē How to pronounce creamy (audio) \
creamier; creamiest

Kids Definition of creamy

1 : full of or containing cream creamy salad dressing
2 : smooth and soft creamy skin creamy peanut butter

Other Words from creamy

creaminess noun

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