\ 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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Aim for creamy textures like a balm or oil, and be sure to watch the water temperature when washing your face. Jenna Rennert, Vogue, "The Best Face Washes to Swap Into Your Morning Routine," 28 Mar. 2019 The omelet gets flipped to cook both sides to golden perfection with a nearly creamy center. Jeanmarie Brownson,, "Pack up a picnic of Spanish tapas to feed a crowd," 3 July 2018 For the first half of the 20th century, Cambridge was the rich, creamy center of the nation’s candy industry. Scott Kirsner,, "Every Junior Mint in the world is made at this secretive factory in Cambridge," 4 May 2018 The new Milkybar candies will come in two versions -- white chocolate or a mix of white and milk chocolate -- and have creamy centers full of crispy oats. Corinne Gretler,, "Nestle to Bring Sugar-Reduction Technology to U.K.'s Milkybar," 26 Mar. 2018 By the Way’s hamantaschen have a creamy dark chocolate center enclosed in rich chocolate pastry. Florence Fabricant, New York Times, "Rich and Chocolaty Hamantaschen for Purim," 20 Feb. 2018 The tofu was fried, the crisp exterior giving way to a creamy center that only added to the various textures at play in the bowl. Lindsey Mcclave, The Courier-Journal, "You won't find the most intense Korean flavors in New Albany, but this bistro is worth a visit," 24 Jan. 2018 Using an electric mixer, beat butter on medium speed until creamy, about 2 minutes. Woman's Day Kitchen, Woman's Day, "Spring Animal Cupcakes," 7 Mar. 2019 Then go buy a foundation that's creamy, medium-coverage, and actually matches your skin type and shade. Chloe Metzger, Marie Claire, "This Is the Absolute Best Way to Apply Foundation," 25 June 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 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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to speak slightingly about or to degrade

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