\ 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 And though sturdy lettuces like iceberg, romaine, and kale can stand up to heavy, creamy dressings, delicate microgreens, mesclun, and herbs call for thinner vinaigrettes. Saveur Editors, Saveur, "23 Easy Green Salads," 21 May 2020 Let the mixture boil until the liquid thickens to a light creamy consistency, about 1 hour., "Recipe: Smokin’ Revolver’s .38 Special BBQ Sauce," 18 May 2020 Her recipes include philly cheesesteaks, vegan mac with a cheesy cashew cream sauce and creamy spinach artichoke chicken, so there’s something for every type of foodie. Kimberly Wilson, Essence, "5 Black Chefs To Follow On Instagram For Easy DIY Meals," 18 May 2020 Meanwhile, the hotel’s restaurant, Waypoint Kitchen + Bar, serves luxurious American fare like aged sirloin with garlic fries and creamy pesto pasta. Adam Lapetina, Travel + Leisure, "10 Affordable and Stylish Hotels in Los Angeles," 16 May 2020 Each has a creamy armor of a cheddar-and-gouda-sharp mix that’s punctuated by Hatch green chiles. Nick Rallo, Dallas News, "Craving mac and cheese? Try our 7 favorites at these Dallas-area restaurants," 15 May 2020 The nuts, which are not actually nuts but a type of tuber, are soaked overnight and blended with water and sugar into a creamy smoothie of sorts. Alex Erdekian, Condé Nast Traveler, "7 Spanish Drinks You Can Make at Home," 14 May 2020 Add 1 tablespoon of olive oil, which will make the ice cream extra creamy. Amelia Nierenberg, New York Times, "Basic Mason Jar Ice Cream," 9 May 2020 The mushroom banh mi, with roasted shiitakes and criminis — and creamy sesame-chickpea puree subbing for pâté — is a vegetarian breakthrough in the genre. Los Angeles Times, "Eight great places for takeout banh mi," 8 May 2020

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First Known Use of creamy

1618, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of creamy was in 1618

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26 May 2020

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“Creamy.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 May. 2020.

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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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