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cream (one's) jeans

1. vulgar slang Literally, to experience an orgasm in one's pants.
2. vulgar slang To be or become very sexually aroused. I creamed my jeans when he came onto the stage with his shirt off.
3. vulgar slang By extension, to be overcome by excitement or delight. Dude, I know you're hungry, but don't cream your jeans. It's just a candy bar. I'm creaming my jeans at the thought of going to Paris this summer.
See also: cream, jean

cream (one's) pants

1. vulgar slang Literally, to experience an orgasm in one's pants.
2. vulgar slang To be or become extremely sexually aroused. I creamed my pants when he came onto the stage with his shirt off.
3. vulgar slang By extension, to become overly excited about something. Dude, I know you're hungry, but don't cream your pants, it's just a candy bar. I'm creaming my pants at the thought of going to Paris this summer.
See also: cream, pant

cream in (one's) jeans

1. To ejaculate in one's pants.
2. By extension, to become overly excited about something. Dude, I know you're hungry, but don't cream in your jeans, it's just a candy bar.
See also: cream, jean

cream in (one's) pants

vulgar slang To ejaculate in one's pants.
See also: cream, pant

cream off

1. Literally, to scoop or scrape the fatty content off the surface of milk before it is homogenized. A noun or pronoun can be used between "cream" and "off." To make butter in the traditional manner, you first cream off the milk and then agitate it in a churn.
2. By extension, to take funds, especially illegally or deceitfully, from another source in small increments. A noun or pronoun can be used between "cream" and "off." The CEO has been accused of creaming money off from his employees' pensions funds to pay for his personal trips around the world. Many suspect that corrupt government officials have been creaming off the extra funds raised by the new taxes.
3. To separate and take the best part or element of something. A noun or pronoun can be used between "cream" and "off." The company keeps creaming off our best workers to work at their main branch in New York. It's pretty common for movie studios to cream positive quotes off reviews to use in their marketing, even if those reviews were not entirely positive overall.
4. To use a topical cream to remove something, especially makeup. A noun or pronoun can be used between "cream" and "off." Your pores are going to get horribly clogged if you don't cream your makeup off before going to bed.
See also: cream, off

cream puff

1. Someone deemed to be weak and cowardly. That guy's a total cream puff—there's no way he'll show up to meet you in the boxing ring.
2. A used car that has been very well maintained. I wouldn't buy a used car unless it's a total cream puff.
See also: cream, puff

cream up

1. To add cream to something; to make something creamy. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "cream" and "up." After sautéing the spinach, I like to cream it up with half-and-half.
2. To apply some kind of topical cream to one's body. I have very sensitive skin, so I always make sure to cream up before going out in the sun.
3. To apply some kind of topical cream to something. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "cream" and "up." I always use shea butter to cream up my legs after shaving.
4. vulgar slang Of a woman, to become sexually aroused or achieve orgasm.
See also: cream, up

cream-crackered

slang Very tired. The phrase comes from rhyming slang in which "cream-crackered" rhymes with "knackered" (tired). Primarily heard in UK. I am cream-crackered, man—I need to rest. Oh, he was well cream-crackered after his flight, so he went to bed a few hours ago.

creamed

1. Defeated in a very decisive manner. Oh man, we got creamed last night—the final score was 17-1.
2. Drunk. Do you remember last night at the bar at all? You were really creamed!
See also: cream

creamed foreskins

vulgar slang A military nickname for the dish creamed chipped beef.
See also: cream

like the cat that got the cream

Obviously smug and/or overly pleased with oneself. After her promotion, Janet spent the rest of the day looking like the cat that got the cream.
See also: cat, cream, like, that

like the cat that stole the cream

Obviously smug or overly pleased with oneself. After her promotion, Janet spent the rest of the day looking like the cat that stole the cream.
See also: cat, cream, like, stole, that

peaches and cream

1. Of skin (especially on the face), very fair, clear, and soft, especially with a rosy hue. Often hyphenated when used before a noun. I've heard that women in older times actually bathed with milk to maintain a peaches-and-cream complexion.
2. Of a situation, transpiring, progressing, or unfolding exceptionally easily or well. Our company had a bit of a rocky start, but everything's been peaches and cream for the last few months.
See also: and, cream, peach

the cream of the crop

The best of a particular group. We need to draft this player—he's definitely the cream of the crop. These delicious strawberries are the cream of the crop.
See also: cream, crop, of

whatever creams (one's) twinkie

rude slang Whatever makes one happy; whatever interests or excites one. A Twinkie is a brand of snack cake that has a white cream filling. A: "I'm thinking of majoring in art history." B: "Whatever creams your twinkie—it's your life." Katelyn does whatever creams her twinkie without worrying about what other people think of her.
See also: cream, twinkie, whatever
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

cream of the crop

Fig. the best of all. This particular car is the cream of the crop. These three students are very bright. They are the cream of the crop in their class.
See also: cream, crop, of
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

cream of the crop, the

The best or choicest of anything, as in The apples from this orchard are definitely the cream of the crop. The noun cream has been used to mean "the best" since the 16th century. The French equivalent of the present term, la crème de la crème ("the cream of the cream") was familiar in English by 1800.
See also: cream, of
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

like the cat that got the cream

BRITISH or

like the cat that ate the canary

AMERICAN
If someone looks like the cat that got the cream, they look satisfied and happy with themselves because they have been successful or done something they are proud of. `Thanks a million,' he repeats, grinning like the cat that got the cream. Jules stands at one end, looking like the cat that ate the canary.
See also: cat, cream, like, that

the cream of the crop

If you talk about the cream of the crop, you mean the best people or things in a particular set or group. The first Midlands media degree show features the cream of the crop of this year's graduates in photography, film, and video. They are among the cream of the crop of emerging architects in Scotland.
See also: cream, crop, of
Collins COBUILD Idioms Dictionary, 3rd ed. © HarperCollins Publishers 2012

like the cat that's got (or who's stolen) the cream

self-satisfied; having achieved your objective. informal, chiefly British
See also: cat, cream, like

the cream of the crop

the very best of a particular type; the crème de la crème .
See also: cream, crop, of

cream your jeans

experience strong emotions of delight and excitement. informal
The expression is based on the idea of sexual excitement so overwhelmingly strong as to cause inadvertent emissions.
See also: cream, jean

peaches and cream

(of a girl's complexion) of a cream colour with downy pink cheeks.
See also: and, cream, peach
Farlex Partner Idioms Dictionary © Farlex 2017

like the ˌcat that got, stole, etc. the ˈcream

very pleased or satisfied with yourself: Ever since she won that prize, she’s been like the cat that got the cream.
See also: cat, cream, like, that

the ˌcream of the ˈcrop

the best people or things in a particular group: Only the cream of the crop of the year’s movies are nominated for an award.
The cream of something is the best of a group or people or things.
See also: cream, crop, of
Farlex Partner Idioms Dictionary © Farlex 2017

cream

1. tv. to beat someone; to outscore someone. The other team creamed us, but we had better team spirit.
2. semen. (Usually objectionable.) His father found some cream in the john and went into a purple rage.
3. in. & tv. to ejaculate [semen]. (See cream (in) one’s pants.) He creamed right on the floor.
4.  vaginal secretions. Now, that ought to bring on the cream!
5. to copulate [with] someone, usually a female. (Usually objectionable.) He acted like he wanted to cream her.

cream (in) one’s pants

and cream one’s jeans
in. [for a male] to ejaculate in his pants from excessive sexual excitement. (Usually objectionable.) She makes me want to cream my pants. The kid creamed his jeans in the nudie movie.
See also: cream, pant

cream one’s jeans

verb
See also: cream, jean

cream one’s pants

verb
See also: cream, pant

cream puff

1. n. a weakling; a wimp. Don’t be a cream puff all your life! Join a health club!
2. n. a used car that is in very good condition. This one is a real cream puff. Only driven to church by a little old lady.
See also: cream, puff

creamed

1. mod. beaten; outscored. We were really creamed in that last game, and the coach is steamed.
2. mod. alcohol intoxicated. (Based on sense 1) I got myself creamed last night, didn’t I?
See also: cream

creamed foreskins

n. creamed chipped beef (served on toast). (Military. Usually objectionable.) Oh, boy! It’s creamed foreskins again tonight!
See also: cream
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.

cream (one's) jeans

/panties Vulgar Slang
To be excited or delighted about something.
See also: cream, jean
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

cream of the crop, the

The very best of all. Cream is, of course, the richest part of milk and rises to the top. It was transferred to mean the best of any collective entity by the seventeenth century. John Ray, for example, included “That’s the cream of the jest” in his collection of English proverbs (1678). The exact locution involving the best of the crop was no doubt adopted for its alliterative appeal. The French version, la crème de la crème, literally “the cream of the cream,” meaning the best of the best, was well known in English by 1800 or so and also is considered a cliché. It gained new impetus in Muriel Spark’s novel The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, first made into a play, then a motion picture (1969), in which the schoolteacher-heroine assures her students that they will, under her tutelage, become the crème de la crème.
See also: cream, of
The Dictionary of Clichés by Christine Ammer Copyright © 2013 by Christine Ammer
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