\ ˈkrem How to pronounce crème (audio) also ˈkrēm or ˈkrām How to pronounce crème (audio) \
variants: or creme
plural crèmes or cremes\ ˈkrem(z) How to pronounce cremes (audio) , ˈkrēmz \

Definition of crème

1 : a sweet liqueur
2 : cream or a preparation made with or resembling cream used in cooking

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In November, the company halted shipments of its flavored pods — like the popular mango and creme — to retail stores, and shut down its social media accounts. Catherine Ho,, "Juul vows to stay in San Francisco despite crackdown on vaping," 6 June 2019 Fold in marshmallow creme and beat until fluffy, about 3 minutes. Woman's Day Kitchen, Woman's Day, "Chocolate Stout Whoopie Pies," 15 Feb. 2019 Bernie’s Lunch & Supper: Brunch specials include pimiento-cheese deviled eggs, Scotch egg in the hole, fried ham chop and chocolate pot de creme. Grace Wong,, "50-plus Easter brunch spots in Chicago and suburbs," 20 Mar. 2018 Kick off brunch by splitting the house pastries—like a sourdough doughnut with squash pastry creme and pear and cranberry coffee cake—before moving on to mains. Antonio Basada, Condé Nast Traveler, "Best Brunch in Chicago," 3 Mar. 2018 In addition to curbing its social media activity, Juul plans to stop selling nicotine liquids with flavors like mango, fruit and creme at bricks-and-mortar stores. Jennifer Maloney, WSJ, "Juul Says It Will Quit Social Media," 13 Nov. 2018 The food: The Fruity Pebbles concoction had some terrifically smooth ice cream that maintained the cereal's crispiness, while the marshmallow creme gave it a sort of fruity Rice Krispie Treat flavor. Robert Philpot, star-telegram, "Creamistry is here to fog up the Fort Worth ice-cream scene | Fort Worth Star-Telegram," 18 May 2018 Analysts say more than half of Juul’s sales come from four flavors: mango, fruit, cucumber and creme. Jennifer Maloney, WSJ, "Juul Says It Will Quit Social Media," 13 Nov. 2018 Last up are the lip products — two shades of lip gloss ($6 each) and four creme lipsticks in yellow brown, chocolate brown, plum brown, and a peachy nude ($7 each). Leah Prinzivalli, Allure, "Karrueche Tran’s New ColourPop Brown Sugar Collab Celebrates the Beauty of Being Brown," 26 Oct. 2018

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First Known Use of crème

circa 1821, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for crème

French, from Old French cresme — more at cream

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\ ˈkrem, ˈkrēm\
plural crèmes\ ˈkrem(z), ˈkrēmz \

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