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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The thick part of milk that contains the butterfat. Also: a smooth substance used to soften the skin.

Usage examples (41)
  • I am as vigilant as a cat to steal cream.
  • The cream of England's young men were killed in the Great War
  • cream the butter
  • Skim cream from the surface of milk for more
Tutoring comment
  • After the apple pie with whipped "cream" (the fatty part of the milk), we enjoyed a small glass of "crFme" de menthe (a sweet liqueur).
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