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cream noun

1 fatty part of milk

ADJ. clotted, thick, whipped | double, single | fresh | sour/soured | pouring, whipping

QUANT. dollop She piled great dollops of cream onto her apple pie.

VERB + CREAM beat, whip, whisk Whisk the cream and icing sugar together. | fill sth with, serve sth with, top sth with Fill the meringues with whipped cream.

CREAM + VERB go off This cream's gone off!

CREAM + NOUN bun, cake, cheese, sauce | tea (= a meal of tea with scones with jam and cream)

PHRASES and/with cream We had strawberries and cream for pudding. > Special page at FOOD

2 substance that you rub into your skin

ADJ. face, hand | day, night She was massaging night cream into her face and neck. | antiseptic, barrier, cleansing, shaving, sun

VERB + CREAM apply, massage, put on Put a little antiseptic cream on the grazed skin.