noun Date: 1858 1. a small vessel for serving cream 2. a nondairy product used as a substitute for cream (as in coffee)

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  • creamer — n. a small pitcher for serving cream; as, the coffee set included a sugar bowl and creamer. Syn: cream pitcher. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Creamer — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Paula Creamer (* 1986), US amerikanische Golfspielerin Timothy John Creamer (* 1959), US amerikanischer Astronaut Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unterscheidung mehrerer mi …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • creamer — 1858, dish for skimming cream, agent noun from CREAM (Cf. cream). As a pitcher for cream, from 1877 …   Etymology dictionary

  • creamer — ► NOUN 1) a cream or milk substitute for adding to coffee or tea. 2) N. Amer. a jug for cream. 3) historical a flat dish for skimming the cream off milk …   English terms dictionary

  • creamer — [krēm′ər] n. ☆ 1. a small pitcher for cream 2. a device for separating cream from milk 3. a nondairy substance that is used in place of cream, as in coffee …   English World dictionary

  • creamer — [[t]kri͟ːmə(r)[/t]] creamers 1) N MASS Creamer is a white powder that is used in tea and coffee instead of milk. whitened with a non dairy creamer. 2) N COUNT A creamer is a small jug used for pouring cream or milk. [mainly AM] (in BRIT …   English dictionary

  • creamer — UK [ˈkriːmə(r)] / US [ˈkrɪmər] noun Word forms creamer : singular creamer plural creamers 1) [countable/uncountable] a white liquid or powder used instead of milk or cream non dairy creamers 2) [countable] a small container with a handle used for …   English dictionary

  • Creamer — This interesting surname derives from two possible origins. Firstly it may be an English occupational name for a seller of dairy products, from the Old French and Medieval English creme , cream from the late Latin crama . The name is also found… …   Surnames reference

  • creamer — /kree meuhr/, n. 1. a person or thing that creams. 2. a small jug, pitcher, etc., for holding cream. 3. a container or apparatus for separating cream from milk. 4. a refrigerator in which milk is placed to facilitate the formation of cream. 5. a… …   Universalium

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