Share this entry

creme Line breaks: creme

Definition of creme in English:

noun

A substance or product with a thick, creamy consistency: self-tanning creme
More example sentences
  • Pomade is a creme based substance that gives your hair a separated, textured look.
  • The first item was a package of chocolate cremes, made by Berger Cookies, a bakery founded in Baltimore in the 1830's.
  • Seriously folks, I like to eat fruit salad, creme and granola for breakfast in the summer.

Origin

From French crème, 'cream'.

Share this entry

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day haughty
Pronunciation: ˈhɔːti
adjective
arrogantly superior and disdainful