\ 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

My formula is so creamy and buildable and has a smooth satin finish. Kaitlyn Frey,, "This Is the Most Real Photo Kim Kardashian Has Ever Shared of Her Psoriasis," 1 July 2019 The pistachio flavor is missing entirely from the filling, which isn’t creamy at all, and the shells are bland and hard to break into. Daliah Singer, The Know, "Restaurant review: Prohibition-era Arvada Tavern is all about the (really great) drinks," 26 June 2019 The lamb barbacoa was too salty, but the cheesy grits were creamy and the little cup of banana pudding was sweet. Michael Russell,, "With Holy Trinity, Portland now boasts a quartet of great Portland barbecue carts," 21 June 2019 The texture is unbelievably creamy, without even a hint of ice crystal. Sarah Jampel, Bon Appétit, "The Hype Ice Cream I’m Willing to Wait in Long, Near-Rioting Lines For," 18 June 2019 Then add the flour until the dough is creamy, just slightly fluid. Daniel Stone, National Geographic, "See these otherworldly landscapes—created by whisky," 17 June 2019 My formula is so creamy and buildable and has a smooth satin finish. Amy Mackelden, Harper's BAZAAR, "Kim Kardashian Reveals How She Manages Her Psoriasis in a Super Honest Instagram Video," 15 June 2019 Georgia is the number one peanut producer in the U.S., and half of its crop gets processed into peanut butter — creamy and crunchy. Rebecca Deczynski, Good Housekeeping, "50 American Food Facts You Didn't Know," 4 June 2019 Try an array of colors and textures: think creamy avocado, crisp cucumber, sweet Asian pear, etc. Kim Sunée, Anchorage Daily News, "Fresh salmon gets a lift in this picture-perfect stack," 21 June 2019

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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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