Definitions

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  • v. to extract the cream or creamy part from something
  • v. to separate (the best part of something from the regular part)
  • v. To earn a percentage of a profit.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. pick the best
  • v. remove from the surface

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Examples

  • I reached down and wiped a daub of ice cream off her chin.

    New Race

  • But it’s hell on earth to see them floating their fat bottoms through the upper regions, and just stooping low enough to lick the cream off things, as it were, and to squeal if a working man asks for more than a gill of the skilly.

    Kangaroo

  • "Fantastic," she gasped, wiping a touch of the cream off her mouth.

    Noble House

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