Definition of cream verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    cream

     verb
    verb
    BrE BrE//kriːm//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//kriːm//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they cream
    BrE BrE//kriːm//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//kriːm//
     
    he / she / it creams
    BrE BrE//kriːmz//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//kriːmz//
     
    past simple creamed
    BrE BrE//kriːmd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//kriːmd//
     
    past participle creamed
    BrE BrE//kriːmd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//kriːmd//
     
    -ing form creaming
    BrE BrE//ˈkriːmɪŋ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈkriːmɪŋ//
     
     
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  1. 1cream something (together) to mix things together into a soft smooth mixture Cream the butter and sugar together.
  2. 2cream somebody (North American English, informal) to completely defeat somebody We got creamed in the first round.
  3. Word Origin Middle English: from Old French cresme, from a blend of late Latin cramum (probably of Gaulish origin) and ecclesiastical Latin chrisma, from Greek khrisma ‘anointing’, from khriein ‘anoint’. Phrasal Verbscream off somebody
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