\ 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

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 Master Blended Scotch Whisky 40 percent $48, 750 milliliters Smoky, rich and creamy, with discernible malt flavors that linger. Eric Asimov, New York Times, "Does Blended Scotch Still Have a Place in the Modern Bar?," 16 Mar. 2018 There is some butter, yes, as well as thick mascarpone that makes the whole thing not only rich, but creamy and tangy at the same damn time. Emma Wartzman, Bon Appetit, "The Shrimpiest Shrimp Risotto That Ever Shrimped," 13 Mar. 2018 Get 50 chicken wings (barbecue, mild, hot or southern fried) plus veggie sticks with creamy bleu cheese and ten chocolate chip cookies for $50., "Get Super Bowl food to-go at these metro Atlanta restaurants," 1 Feb. 2018 The ratio of creamy-cheese sauce to bites of chicken and veggies was skewed, with the alfredo far outweighing what is meant to be the backbone of the dish. Lindsey Mcclave, The Courier-Journal, "Review: Italian-American food at Come Back Inn is indulgent, rich and cheesy," 17 Jan. 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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