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cream cheese

noun
1.
a soft, white, smooth-textured, unripened, spreadable cheese made of sweet milk and sometimes cream.
2.
Gulf States. cottage cheese.
Origin of cream cheese
1575-1585
1575-85
Regional variation note
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  • The proportion is three-quarters of a cup of nuts to a ten-cent package of Philadelphia cream cheese.

    The Golden Age Cook Book Henrietta Latham Dwight
  • So they piled their plates with strawberries and cream cheese.

    L'Assommoir Emile Zola
  • Moisten Neufchatel or cream cheese with cream, and shape in tiny balls.

  • Mash one-eighth of a cream cheese, and season with salt and cayenne.

  • "You can if you like," she said huskily; and I wondered why on earth she should have turned the colour of cream cheese.

    The Belovd Vagabond William J. Locke
British Dictionary definitions for cream cheese

cream cheese

noun
1.
a smooth soft white cheese made from soured cream or milk
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