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cream (one's) jeans

vulgar slang To be or become sexually aroused, or to be so overcome by excitement or delight as to resemble that state. I creamed my jeans when he came onto the stage with his shirt off. I'm creaming my jeans at the thought of going to Paris this summer.
See also: cream, jean

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

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

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

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

cream in (one's) pants

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

cream (one's) pants

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

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

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!
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creamed foreskins

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

cream (one's) jeans

/panties Vulgar Slang
To be excited or delighted about something.
See also: cream, jean

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
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