verb (used without object)
- to have an orgasm, especially to ejaculate or experience glandular lubrication of the vagina.
- to be overcome, as in rapturous admiration or delight.
verb (used with object)
- to beat or damage severely; lambaste.
- to defeat decisively.
- to accomplish, especially to pass (a test or course), with great ease and success: She creamed the math test, getting the highest grade in the class.
Origin of cream
Related Words for creamingtreatment, grease, transcend, outstrip, outsmart, eclipse, excel, outclass, outmaneuver, outshine, outfox, surpass, outdistance, drub, subdue, smash, overwhelm, rout, trounce, blank
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Contemporary Examples of creaming
And conversely, how will Obama recover from this creaming, this drubbing at the hands of a man he despises?Was That Obama’s Dud Double Who Lost the Debate to Romney?
October 4, 2012
President Obama is creaming Mitt Romney in one increasingly important arena—the digital campaign.Obama's Online Victory
August 15, 2012
Historical Examples of creaming
A moment later the champagne was creaming slowly up his glass.The Education of Eric Lane
I got the 'our own make' brand with the 'creaming foam' upon the corks.The Prophet of Berkeley Square
The drop fell, and, like a creaming pearl, melted into the black liquor.The Death of the Gods
And then, at the very end, when the coffee is frothing and creaming, we dust it with sugar.Bella Donna
In creaming Crisco in winter use the same care as when creaming butter.The Story of Crisco
Marion Harris Neil
- the fatty part of milk, which rises to the top if the milk is allowed to stand
- (as modifier)cream buns
- a yellowish-white colour
- (as adjective)cream wallpaper
Word Origin for cream
early 14c., creyme, from Old French cresme (13c., Modern French crème) "chrism, holy oil," blend of Late Latin chrisma "ointment" (from Greek khrisma "unguent;" see chrism) and Late Latin cramum "cream," which is perhaps from Gaulish. Replaced Old English ream. Re-borrowed 19c. from French as creme. Figurative sense of "most excellent element or part" is from 1580s. Cream-cheese is from 1580s.
mid-15c., "to foam," from cream (n.). Meaning "to beat, thrash, wreck" is 1929, U.S. colloquial. Related: Creamed; creaming.