[krem, kreem; French krem]
- one of a class of liqueurs of a rather thick consistency.
Origin of crème
From French, dating back to 1815–25; see origin at cream
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Examples from the Web for creme
The drinks here, like the Blackwatch (with Johnny Walker Black, creme de cassis, and Becherovka), are far from pedantic.New York City’s Best New Hotspots This Spring
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April 2, 2014
Add vodka, creme de cacao, buttermilk, three drops of red food coloring, and vanilla extract to a cocktail shaker with ice.Valentine's Day Cocktail Recipes to Fall in Love With
Alie Ward, Georgia Hardstark
February 9, 2011
The creme marquise is a whiter, harder preparation than any of the others.
It was the fashion among the creme de la creme to keep aloof from him.Endymion
There was present the creme de la creme of the city's society.From the Ball-Room to Hell
T. A. Faulkner
This was the top of the madmen's organization; these three were the creme de la creme of the Normal human's real enemies.The Penal Cluster
Ivar Jorgensen (AKA Randall Garrett)
The creme marquise is especially difficult for the woman who tumbles things together in a haphazard fashion.
- any of various sweet liqueurscrème de moka
- (of a liqueur) rich and sweet
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Word Origin and History for creme
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