Today's Word of the Day means...
the very best from a selection or group
That tomato sauce is considered to be the cream of the crop.
from cream's rising to the top of fresh milk
"I remember my first campaign. My opponent called me a cream puff. That's what he said. Well, I rushed out and got the baker's union to endorse me." [Sen. Claiborne Pell, D-R.I., 1987]As a salesman's word, "something that is a tremendous bargain," it is from 1940s.
The yellowish fatty component of unhomogenized milk that tends to accumulate at the surface.
A pharmaceutical preparation consisting of a semisolid emulsion of either the oil-in-water or the water-in-oil type, ordinarily intended for topical use.
A white person; paddy: He was a ''cream'' in a car full of home boys and bloods from the black projects (1980s+ Black)verb
[1990s+ Black teenagers; fr cash rules everything around me]