creamier; creamiest
: containing cream
: resembling cream (as in color, texture, or taste)
a creamy consistency
creamy skin
a creamy voice
creamily adverb
creaminess 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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Word History

First Known Use

1618, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of creamy was in 1618

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Cite this Entry

“Creamy.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

Kids Definition


creamier; creamiest
: full of or containing cream
: resembling cream in appearance, color, or taste
creaminess noun

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