the cream

Definition of the cream

  1. :  the best part (of something) a party attended by the cream of society

Word by Word Definitions

creamplay
  1. :  the yellowish part of milk containing from 18 to about 40 percent butterfat

    :  a food prepared with cream

    :  something having the consistency of cream

  1. :  to form cream or a surface layer like the cream on standing milk

    :  to break into or cause something to break into a creamy froth

    :  to move like froth


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