\ 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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Recent Examples on the Web

Silken tofu is a great smoothie add-in that gives the drink a creamy consistency. Christine Byrne, SELF, "21 High-Protein Smoothies With No Protein Powder," 2 Jan. 2019 Fresh avocados are the secret key to making a creamy no-cook chocolate mousse. Terri Milligan, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Keep your cool: No-heat cooking keeps you comfortable and the food fresh," 5 July 2018 Here’s a creamy, sweet, chilled dessert that’s arguably more refreshing – and better for you – on a hot summer’s day than a bowl of ice cream. Ellie Krieger, charlotteobserver, "This dessert could be cooler than ice cream on a hot day," 3 July 2018 Warm Sweet Potato-Chopped Salad with Fish You've never had potato salad like this before. Ditch the typical mayonnaise base for creamy sesame dressing for an inventive new take on a summer staple. Danielle Page, USA TODAY, "Inventive summer salads for a fresh take on dinner," 2 July 2018 Chocolate mousse pie is rich and creamy at Alice and Friends' Vegan Kitchen » Love vegan cheese but can't eat cashews? Vikki Ortiz,, "Animal activist brings vegan pop-up dinner to a meat-and-potatoes city," 20 June 2018 The beef was tender, the batter was crispy, the gravy was rich, creamy and studded with bacon. Anchorage Daily News, "Dining review: Pulling up a chair at Table 6 in Midtown Anchorage," 3 May 2018 And to offset the tartness, toss in a few dollops of creamy goat cheese. Terri Milligan, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Are you a ’barbarian? Let rhubarb’s tart-sweet flavor shine in more than pie," 13 Apr. 2018 Another enjoyable pasta is the tortellini alfredo, stuffed with a mix of spinach and ricotta, in which the greens are a nice contrast to the rich, creamy and heavily parmigiana-infused white sauce. Larry Olmsted, USA TODAY, "Barilla now has five fast-casual restaurants," 21 Mar. 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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