\ 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

Remove the lime zest from the bag. Pour the ice cream base into the frozen canister and spin until thick and creamy. Carrie Knauer,, "Carrie’s Kitchen: Ice cream recipes designed to make every day better," 1 Aug. 2019 The applicator is super handy and the creamy formula goes on like butter. Dominique Hobdy, Essence, "This MAC Concealer Is Good Enough To Replace Your Morning Coffee," 31 July 2019 Some versions of egusi are brothy; Oyetibo’s is creamy. Los Angeles Times, "Nigerian jollof rice and other joys at Mid-City’s Aduke African Cuisine," 25 July 2019 Buttermilk from my local dairy is thick and creamy and glugs out of the bottle. Washington Post, "With peaches, blueberries or whatever fruit you’ve got, this is the cake you’ll make all summer," 19 July 2019 With the machine running, stream in 3 tablespoons water and puree until the sauce is thick and creamy. Christopher Kimball,, "Recipes: A hearty Father’s Day menu, starring steak," 12 June 2019 The thick and creamy formula feels more like a pudding than a conditioner but can be diluted for finer curls. Chloe Metzger, Allure, "The 14 Best Curly Hair Products of 2018," 13 Sep. 2018 The Tikka Masala is creamy with a slight kick from chili peppers, while the Goan Curry is chunky and also has the delicate tang of lemongrass and Kaffir lime. Ann Trieger Kurland,, "These sauces are simmered in history," 8 July 2019 Chips are thick and warm, the guacamole simultaneously chunky and creamy with onion and cilantro flavors in every bite. Mary Beth Albright,, "How a world-class chef blossomed in Napa Valley: The French Laundry turns 25," 5 July 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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