\ 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 While Livermore and its warm growing season is usually best suited for reds, Concannon’s locally grown Chardonnay shows a nice creamy character with a bite of acidity. Chris Macias,, "Concannon: leave your inner wine snob at the door," 3 Aug. 2020 These days, my husband is thrilled to heap creamy spoonfuls of melongene over steamed brown rice for a hearty meal on a weeknight. Brigid Washington, Bon Appétit, "Trini Stewed Eggplant is Almost Too Simple to Require a Recipe, But I Made You One Anyway," 2 Aug. 2020 The crunch of the nuts combined with the cold, creamy filling is so satisfying. Tanya Edwards, CNN Underscored, "We tried Kind’s new dairy-free frozen bars, and here’s what we thought," 31 July 2020 Nothing beats the creamy texture and delicious flavor of regular, full-fat mayonnaise. Darlene Zimmerman, Detroit Free Press, "Mexican street corn: Easy and cheesy take on corn-on-the-cob," 9 July 2020 This easy sushi burrito recipe includes salty, crunchy, fresh, sweet, and creamy notes by using avocado, potato chips, mirin, and cucumber to accompany the fresh tuna, nori, and rice. Sunset Magazine, "19 Recipes to Try This July," 3 July 2020 No matter, either, if those shrimp get fried, boiled, grilled, or browned in a whisper of bacon fat and then cradled in a heap of creamy grits. Stephanie Hunt, Southern Living, "The Ultimate South Carolina Shrimp Road Trip," 12 July 2020 Like the Butter Pecan, the Pralines and Cream has a very rich, creamy flavor. cleveland, "Ranking 9 East Coast Custard flavors perfect for summer heatwave," 9 July 2020 The sharp white cheddar is a great balance to the creamy filling. Ann Maloney, Washington Post, "A classic French dessert gets a savory spin with this bell pepper and zucchini clafoutis," 7 July 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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“Creamy.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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How to pronounce creamy (audio)

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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