Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Comprehensive
Dictionary Suite
Help
Help
Help
 
   
Display options
Show syllables
Show Lookup History
Double-Click Lookup
  Show Spanish support
 
Pronunciation
Wordsmyth
  Phonics
  IPA
 
Entry formats
Standard
  Classic
 
Lookup History
cream

cream

 
pronunciation:
krim
parts of speech:
noun, verb
features:
Word Explorer
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the part of whole milk that contains fat. Butter is made from cream.
My father asked the waiter to put cream and sugar in his coffee.
definition 2: a thick liquid or lotion used on the skin.
My sister puts cream on her face at night.
similar words:
lotion, ointment
definition 3: a yellowish white color.
definition 4: a food that is like cream or is made with cream.
definition 5: the best part of something.
The cream of this year's class will go to college.
similar words:
best, better
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: creamed, creaming, creams
definition: to beat something until it is as smooth as cream.
Cream the butter and sugar, then add the eggs.
Word Explorer
See
  color, milk