Synonyms for (noun) cream

cream, emollient, ointment

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

LESS SPECIFIC: toilet articles, toiletry


the part of milk containing the butterfat

LESS SPECIFIC: dairy product

cream, pick

the best people or things in a group

the cream of England's young men were killed in the Great War

LESS SPECIFIC: elite, elite group

Synonyms for (verb) cream


add cream to one's coffee, for example


skim, skim off, cream, cream off

remove from the surface

skim cream from the surface of milk

LESS SPECIFIC: remove, withdraw, take, take away


put on cream, as on one's face or body

She creams her face every night

LESS SPECIFIC: apply, put on

clobber, thrash, lick, drub, cream, bat

beat thoroughly and conclusively in a competition or fight

We licked the other team on Sunday!

LESS SPECIFIC: trounce, crush, vanquish, shell, beat, beat out


make creamy by beating

Cream the butter

LESS SPECIFIC: scramble, beat