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creamy

[kree-mee] /ˈkri mi/
adjective, creamier, creamiest.
1.
containing cream.
2.
resembling cream in consistency or taste; soft and smooth.
4.
Informal.
  1. beneficial or profitable:
    a creamy arrangement for profit sharing.
  2. slick, facile, or superficial:
    His later movies are too creamy.
Origin
1425-1475
1425-75; late Middle English. See cream, -y1
Related forms
creamily, adverb
creaminess, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for creamy

creamy

/ˈkriːmɪ/
adjective creamier, creamiest
1.
resembling cream in colour, taste, or consistency
2.
containing cream
Derived Forms
creamily, adverb
creaminess, noun
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Word Origin and History for creamy
adj.

mid-15c., from cream (n.) + -y (2). Related: Creamily; creaminess.

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