"cream" in the noun sense
1. cream, pick
the best people or things in a group
"the cream of England's young men were killed in the Great War"
the part of milk containing the butterfat
3. cream, ointment, emollient
toiletry consisting of any of various substances in the form of a thick liquid that have a soothing and moisturizing effect when applied to the skin
"cream" in the verb sense
make creamy by beating
"Cream the butter"
2. cream, bat, clobber, drub, thrash, lick
beat thoroughly and conclusively in a competition or fight
"We licked the other team on Sunday!"
put on cream, as on one's face or body
"She creams her face every night"
4. skim, skim off, cream off, cream
remove from the surface
"skim cream from the surface of milk"
add cream to one's coffee, for example
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