Adjective "Creamed" definition and examples

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Pronunciation

/kriːm/

Definitions and examples

noun

The thick white or pale yellow fatty liquid which rises to the top when milk is left to stand and which can be eaten as an accompaniment to desserts or used as a cooking ingredient.
  1. as modifier 'a cream cake'
  2. 'The condensed skim milk and cream are combined to create cheddar cheese.'
  3. 'The plant will produce condensed milk and cream, and a butter-producing line will be installed by next February.'
  4. 'Bring the milk and cream to the boil in a large saucepan and add the garlic, herbs and seasoning.'
  5. 'Serve with a scoop of ice-cream or accompany with cream or crème fraîche.'
  6. 'Next, the milk is separated into skim milk and cream.'
  7. 'The terrine batter itself is made of eggs, flour, milk, cream and/or butter.'
  8. 'Combine the eggs and cream or evaporated milk with salt and pepper to taste.'
  9. 'Yes, it's great to have some cream with your strawberries, and perhaps a slice of cheddar with your apple.'
  10. 'The latter was offered with milk and cream or marshmallow.'
  11. 'What goes best with warm apple desserts - traditional cream, crème fraîche or mascarpone?'
  12. 'After about ten hours the cream would rise to the top of the milk pans.'
  13. 'By the time I reached her home the cream was clearing the jar in lumps.'
  14. 'a tin of cream of mushroom soup'
  15. 'It is the perfect raw material for that gourmet's dish, cream of parsley soup.'
  16. 'Spoon some mushroom cream around the dish and garnish with chives and chervil.'
  17. 'There is Christmas Pudding with brandy cream sauce and Hot Mince Pie, and Fig Tarts.'
  18. 'I choose cream of celery soup, followed by a terribly healthy spinach and avocado salad.'
  19. 'Pour the cream into serving dishes and place in the refrigerator to chill for at least 2-3 hours.'
  20. 'Visitors can try making dishes like lobster cream sauce and sautéed flounder at the four-year-old Culinary Center of Monterey.'
  21. 'You can also add it to canned soup, such as cream of tomato, or mix it into a salad.'
  22. 'My selection was one of the specials, cream of cauliflower soup and a sandwich in brown bread.'
  23. 'Inside a long, high room, on mustard and black linens, sits a bowl of gently curried cream of carrot soup.'
  24. 'When an order comes in for cream of cauliflower soup it is poured from the pan, garnished with Parmesan and served.'
  25. 'Determined to prove her innocence, she then paid various small children to buy sweets from the same shop where she had purchased the chocolate creams.'
  26. 'In most countries, including the rest of the English-speaking world, similar confections are referred to simply as coconut candies or coconut creams.'
  27. 'He informs Raina that only young, inexperienced soldiers carry cartridges into combat; older and savvier ones stock up on chocolate creams.'
  28. 'As well as a plentiful supply of bourbons and custard creams, one of the first things the nurse will do is check the level of iron in your blood beforehand to ensure you won't feel faint afterwards.'
  29. 'All we were offered were packets of sweet custard creams and chocolates.'
  30. 'When I was very little it contained a selection of biscuits including malted milks, morning coffees, digestives and custard creams.'
  31. 'I have no idea why I was suddenly badgered by the smell of those biscuits in particular, rather than, say, Garibaldi (squashed-fly biscuits) or custard creams.'
A thick liquid or semi-solid cosmetic or medical preparation applied to the skin.
  1. count noun 'moisturizing creams'
  2. 'Calendula petals can be used to make a nourishing skin cream or cleanser, and a strong infusion made from marigold petals can be used to lighten hair.'
  3. 'If you are concerned about caring for your skin you can buy skin cream, bug balm and wind balm - all made from only natural ingredients.'
  4. 'Finally, towel dry your head and use a non-comedogenic cream to moisturize your skin - it won't clog your pores.'
  5. 'He pulled out his razor and coated his face with shaving cream, preparing to shave, which he really needed to do.'
  6. 'Jim filled his doorway, face half covered in shaving cream, eyebrows creased with concern.'
  7. 'If your moisturizing lotion or cream is giving you a rash or causing skin eruptions, lanolin could be the culprit.'
  8. 'Apply an emollient cream or ointment after washing, bathing or showering and between baths or showers, as often as necessary.'
  9. 'They can be applied directly to the skin as lotions, creams or ointments.'
  10. 'A good shaving cream or bath lotion will protect your skin from razor burn.'
  11. 'Put cream on your skin immediately after drying off.'
The very best of a group of people or things.
  1. 'The cream of British rugby will run out on the hallowed turf in what is expected to be an intense battle for the Rose Bowl Trophy.'
  2. 'The cream of the local players were joined by bassist George Mitchell and reedman Donny McCaslin, who trekked in from New York.'
  3. 'The cream of Europe's squash juniors came to Dublin last weekend for the Irish Junior Open in Westwood.'
  4. 'The cream of Scottish dinghy racers converged at the Royal West of Scotland Amateur Boat Club to do battle yesterday.'
  5. 'The cream of British musical talent has been approached to take part in two spectacular concerts in the grounds of Buckingham Palace.'
  6. 'Saturday is Breeders' Cup day Stateside, with the cream of American and European talent flocking to Belmont Park on the East Coast for a quite exhilarating series of races.'
  7. 'The cream of the ADF's golfers will be driving for low handicaps and straight putts at the ADF National Golf Championships.'
  8. 'The cream of local amateur groups are appearing on Stratford's famous stages, packing out the houses for the autumn visitors' season.'
  9. 'The cream of the British showbiz world is about to stage a concert for the troops, which will be beamed around the world by satellite.'
  10. 'The cream of Europe's railway operators are being encouraged to make bold bids to put Scotland's network on the right track for the 21st century.'
A very pale yellow or off-white colour.
  1. as modifier 'a cream linen jacket'
  2. 'His cream coloured earthenware was christened Queen's ware after Queen Charlotte, who appointed him Queen's Potter in 1762.'
  3. 'The ceiling was adorned with alternate colours of white and cream, and the windows were also coloured white.'
  4. 'Male bullfrogs have a bright yellow throat while the throat of the female is cream colour.'
  5. 'Inside, the walls were all plastered and painted pale colours with cream carpets - very novel for the early 1970s in Ireland.'
  6. 'The building is of soft cream colour and its octagonal towers are crowned with cupolas.'
  7. 'The girl was white, in her mid to late teens, with fair hair, wearing a beige or cream hip length jacket.'
  8. 'But when he opened the book, the paper looked an even, suspiciously pale cream colour that was free of brown spots and stains.'
  9. 'The cream colour scheme is complemented by a polished wood floor.'
  10. 'They range in colour from white and cream to green'
  11. 'The ceiling arched up to a height of thirty meters, and the entire room was a pale, dusty cream colour.'

verb

Work (butter, typically with sugar) to form a smooth paste.
  1. 'In the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with a paddle, cream the butter and sugar until fluffy.'
  2. 'Cream the butter and sugar together thoroughly, then beat in the egg.'
  3. 'Add just a drop of water and cream this to a paste.'
  4. 'You need to have an electric mixer to use the method described, although it is also successful using the traditional method that begins with creaming the butter and sugar.'
  5. 'To make the dough cream the butter or margarine with the sugar.'
  6. 'Cream the butter with the powdered sugar and vanilla until smooth and creamy.'
  7. 'For the topping, cream the butter and sugar together and then gently stir in the nuts and berries.'
  8. 'Usually, recipes tell you to cream the butter with the sugar before adding the eggs.'
  9. 'creamed turnips'
  10. 'The noontime wedding menu includes chicken roast - chicken mixed with bread filling, mashed potatoes, gravy, creamed celery, pepper cabbage, and other items.'
  11. 'We all had sides of mashed sweet potatoes, creamed spinach and onion rings.'
  12. 'I started with country vegetable soup, which was creamed and acceptably hot.'
  13. 'The sprouts are ground, creamed and so sweet and nutty that I even ask for the recipe.'
  14. 'She cooked him creamed chicken and rice but didn't eat hers.'
  15. 'There was turkey, ham, string beans, creamed corn, peas, carrots, turnips, mashed potatoes, gravy, rolls, stuffing, and cranberry sauce.'
  16. 'The main course - a showy prime rib roast, creamed spinach, and parsley potatoes - echoes the spirit of Christmas past in the best way.'
  17. 'I had plans to make a green bean dish, creamed onions, and a salad later, while the turkey was in the oven.'
  18. 'As for sides there was creamed spinach, Hen of the Woods mushrooms, and onion rings.'
  19. 'The mains all come with five choices of potatoes, (pan fried, French fried, pub fried, creamed or boiled) and a vegetable selection.'
  20. 'Sara moved her focus to the caramel of the creamed and honeyed coffee.'
Rub a cosmetic cream into (the skin)
  1. 'Because you are wearing sandals you attend to your feet - slough the dead skin off, cream them, paint their toenails - they therefore look great.'
Defeat (someone) heavily in a sporting contest.
  1. 'Finally it came down to Jason and my sister, and I'm more than ecstatic to report that my sister creamed him, taking home the trophy and bragging rights, which she just happened to use on me for the rest of the week.'
  2. 'Given how the South Africans were creaming the English, it might have been better to simply keep doing so and push for the win as quickly as possible.'
  3. 'I figure he's too gentlemanly to hit a woman, and if he tries it, she'll cream him without even working up a sweat.'
  4. 'He wasn't about to let Saki humiliate him by first ruining his computer and then creaming him.'
  5. 'When I used my usual fighting method, right-handed, he creamed me (like he did pretty much everyone else).'
  6. 'She still decided to run, but we creamed her in the general election.'
  7. 'Any defense lawyer worth his salt would cream her, and the true rapists would be set free to rape again.'
  8. 'Anyway, I don't want to watch the girls cream the guys so I'll see you guys later.'
  9. 'Out of the corner of my eye, I saw that Khal had begun fighting Anax with the basic techniques and was easily creaming Anax.'
  10. 'she got creamed by a speeding car'
  11. 'Paul opens his mouth like he's going to say something, and I cream him with a pillow first.'
(of a person) be sexually aroused to the point of producing sexual secretions.

    More definitions

    1. the fatty part of milk, which rises to the surface when the liquid is allowed to stand unless homogenized.

    2. a soft solid or thick liquid containing medicaments or other specific ingredients, applied externally for a prophylactic, therapeutic, or cosmetic purpose.

    3. Usually, creams. a soft-centered confection of fondant or fudge coated with chocolate.

    4. a purée or soup containing cream or milk: cream of tomato soup.

    5. the best part of anything: the cream of society.

    6. a

    More examples(as adjective)

    "potatoes can be creamed."

    "mixtures can be creamed."

    "soups can be creamed."

    "rices can be creamed."

    "butters can be creamed."

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    Origin

    (cream)Middle English: from Old French cresme, from a blend of late Latin cramum (probably of Gaulish origin) and ecclesiastical Latin chrisma (see chrism).

    Phrase

    cream something off