Meaning of creme in English:


Pronunciation /kriːm/


  • A substance or product with a thick, creamy consistency.

    ‘self-tanning creme’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Two very delicious cremes round off the proceedings, one chocolate and one panna cotta.’
    • ‘I didn't open the Irish creme last night but I did almost polish off the bag of crisps.’
    • ‘Walking through the hallowed doors you are greeted by the creme de la creme of beauty products.’
    • ‘When cool, whisk in the creme de cassis and white wine.’
    • ‘These coatings have the look and consistency of marshmallow creme, although we wouldn't advise eating it.’
    • ‘The whole-health movement could be the reason for a sales increase in another top 10 category: facial cleansers and cremes.’
    • ‘Apply such cremes from the middle to end of your hair.’
    • ‘Also, I wonder how some of these men get into face masks and body cremes?’
    • ‘Stayed tuned for the evening play, when Mom puts on her night creme.’
    • ‘Sometimes you just need to let go of the notion that you absolutely have to have a creme rinse to feel like you have completed your toilette.’
    • ‘Yesterday I had a half a package of Oreos with chocolate creme filling.’
    • ‘The poor man didn't even have time to finish his creme puff.’
    • ‘Add 1 measure of creme de vanille, add a little ice, and start stirring.’
    • ‘I thought the zinc and castor oil were two separate things, not some creme you could buy in the chemists!’
    • ‘I saw that there was coffee outside on a ledge, complete with cups and sugar and creme.’
    • ‘White material about the mouth, originally assumed to be the product of foaming dementia, was later identified as creme filling.’
    • ‘A security guard was kidnapped by a gang of thieves who stole a wagon-load of Cadbury's creme and caramel eggs worth £75,000.’


From French crème, ‘cream’.