HyperDic: cream

English > 8 senses of the word cream:
NOUNgroupcream, pickthe best people or things in a group
foodcreamthe part of milk containing the butterfat
artifactcream, ointment, emollienttoiletry consisting of any of various substances in the form of a thick liquid that have a soothing and moisturizing effect when applied to the skin
VERBcontactcreammake creamy by beating
contactcream, bat, clobber, drub, thrash, lickbeat thoroughly and conclusively in a competition or fight
contactcreamput on cream, as on one's face or body
contactcream, skim, skim off, cream offremove from the surface
changecreamadd cream to one's coffee, for example
cream > pronunciation
Soundskriy'm
Rhymesacademe ... upstream: 40 rhymes with iym...
English > cream: 8 senses > noun 1, group
MeaningThe best people or things in a group.
Example"the cream of England's young men were killed in the Great War"
Synonympick
Broaderelite, elite groupA group or class of persons enjoying / enjoying superior intellectual or social or economic status
Spanishcrema, la crema
Catalancrema
English > cream: 8 senses > noun 2, food
MeaningThe part of milk containing the butterfat.
Narrowerclotted cream, Devonshire creamThick cream made from scalded milk
double creme, heavy whipping creamcream with a fat content of 48% or more
heavy creamContains more than 36% butterfat
light cream, coffee cream, single creamcream that has at least 18% butterfat
sour cream, soured creamartificially soured light cream
whipping cream, light whipping creamcream that has enough butterfat (30% to 36%) to be whipped
Broaderdairy productmilk and butter and cheese
Spanishcrema de leche, crema, nata
Catalancrema, nata
Adjectivescreamythick like cream
Verbscreamadd cream to one's coffee, for example
creammake creamy by beating
English > cream: 8 senses > noun 3, artifact
Meaningtoiletry consisting of any of various substances in the form of a thick liquid that have a soothing and moisturizing effect when applied to the skin.
Synonymsointment, emollient
Narrowercold cream, coldcream, face cream, vanishing creamA cream used cosmetically (mostly by women) for softening and cleaning the skin
hand creammoisturizing cream for the hands
lanolinAn emollient containing wool fat (a fatty substance obtained from the wool of sheep)
nard, spikenardAn aromatic ointment used in antiquity
sunscreen, sunblock, sun blockerA cream spread on the skin
Broadertoiletry, toilet articlesartifacts used in making your toilet (washing and taking care of your body)
Spanishcrema, emoliente, ungüento
Catalancrema, emollient
Verbscreamput on cream, as on one's face or body
English > cream: 8 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningmake creamy by beating.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"Cream the butter"
Categorycooking, cookery, preparationThe act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat
Broaderbeat, scrambleStir vigorously
Spanishmontar
Nounscreamthe part of milk containing the butterfat
English > cream: 8 senses > verb 2, contact
MeaningBeat thoroughly and conclusively in a competition or fight.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymsbat, clobber, drub, thrash, lick
Broaderbeat, beat out, crush, shell, trounce, vanquishCome out better in a competition, race, or conflict
Similar tothrash, thresh, lam, flailGive a thrashing to
Spanishbatear, moler
English > cream: 8 senses > verb 3, contact
Meaningput on cream, as on one's face or body.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"She creams her face every night"
Broaderput on, applyapply to a surface
Nounscreamtoiletry consisting of any of various substances in the form of a thick liquid that have a soothing and moisturizing effect when applied to the skin
English > cream: 8 senses > verb 4, contact
MeaningRemove from the surface.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"skim cream from the surface of milk"
Synonymsskim, skim off, cream off
Broaderremove, take, take away, withdrawRemove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract
See alsocream offpick the best
Spanishdesnatar, espumar
Catalandespumar, escumar
English > cream: 8 senses > verb 5, change
Meaningadd cream to one's coffee, for example.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broadermodifymake less severe or harsh or extreme / extreme
Nounscreamthe part of milk containing the butterfat

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