\ 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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Try an array of colors and textures: think creamy avocado, crisp cucumber, sweet Asian pear, etc. Kim Sunée, Anchorage Daily News, "Fresh salmon gets a lift in this picture-perfect stack," 21 June 2019 Loaded fries brought out the napkins - the messy, creamy, cheesy drizzle topping the fries that somehow stayed fairly crisp. Marc Bona,, "Good Company finds niche with well-made, affordable sandwiches," 20 June 2019 Here, the golden pastry is phyllo brushed with olive oil, and the creamy Parmesan topping is yogurt-based, with just a touch of mayo for richness. Ellie Krieger, Washington Post, "Parmesan-crusted halibut on phyllo sounds rich but eats light," 20 June 2019 But the rest looked creamy white and seemed to be healthy. Lee Bergquist, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Despite last winter's polar vortex, emerald ash borer continues to march across Wisconsin," 18 June 2019 Flash brew is Verve’s new iced coffee that’s sort of the anti-cold brew — the coffee is brewed hot, quickly chilled in an oxygen-free environment and infused with nitrogen to provide a creamy mouthfeel. Janelle Bitker,, "Verve Coffee Roasters opens first Palo Alto cafe this week," 17 June 2019 The most original use of texture comes in the form of a double dose in the master—a tranquil grey grasscloth on the walls, plus a creamy white carpet below. Nikhita Mahtani, House Beautiful, "How to Create a Stylish Home That Still Reflects Every Family Member's Personalities," 14 June 2019 Visit a traditional dairy farm and try ice cream made from skyr, a thick and creamy Icelandic yogurt, before continuing on to our base on the Snæfellsnes Peninsula. National Geographic, "Iceland Middle School Expedition," 12 June 2019 This could mean ginger, chili, cinnamon and garlic, among other things, but most certainly includes star anise, infusing the creamy eggs with its unique licorice-like flavor. Amy Drew Thompson,, "Taipei 101: Old restaurant standbys can be new for you," 12 June 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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