\ˈkrē-mē \
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 \ adverb
creaminess \ˈkrē-mē-nəs \ 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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Of course, not all creamy dairy-free substances are alike. Marian Bull, GQ, "The Best Non-Dairy Milks for Every Occasion," 12 June 2018 There are also breakfast tacos ($3 each) overflowing with creamy scrambled egg curds and salty bits of queso fresco. Michael Nagrant, RedEye Chicago, "Review: Texican does both Texas and Mexico proud," 7 May 2017 Stern likes Kjaer Weis Highlighter in Radiance for cheeks because its creamy, luscious texture and faint iridescence, as well as Glossier Haloscope in Quartz for its easy-to-apply stick formula and wear-anywhere subtlety. Lauren Hubbard, Town & Country, "How to Get Glowing Skin," 25 June 2018 Krystal's unique take on this classic Southern favorite starts with sharp cheddar cheese, red bell peppers, milk and cream cheese for a smooth creamy texture and hearty helpings of pimento, garlic and onion. Meghan Overdeep, Southern Living, "Did Krystal Just out Southern Itself with Its Newest Menu Addition?," 22 June 2018 As an ingredient in Kush Mascara, CBD acts as a binding agent that helps give the mascara a creamy texture and condition lashes. Leah Prinzivalli, Allure, "Milk Makeup Is Extending Its CBD-Infused Kush Collection With a Mysterious New Product," 18 June 2018 You might be hooked by that second bite due to the dish's creamy texture. Ann Maloney,, "Mac and cheese made with mayo and yogurt? Taste a tangy, creamy bite," 29 May 2018 Ripe avocados give the Avocado popsicle from Wild Pops in Jamaica Plain its creamy texture., "Shira Gold and Wild Pops take the fake out of popsicles," 28 May 2018 Hughes is known for her love of glowy skin, creamy textures, and natural makeup with a bold splash of color. Jenna Rosenstein, Harper's BAZAAR, "Rosie Huntington-Whiteley Is Launching A Beauty Brand Called Rose Inc.," 21 May 2018

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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 \
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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