Meaning of “cold cream” in the English Dictionary

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"cold cream" in British English

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cold creamnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈkəʊld ˌkriːm/ us /ˈkoʊld ˌkriːm/

Examples from literature

  • After the cold cream application, rub all the grease off with a rough towel. 
  • As she rubbed off the day's powder and paint with cold cream, there was a nice smell in the little room of the wagon lit, like the scent of a theatrical dressing-room. 
  • Cold cream should be rubbed over the face, and then wiped off with a soft towel. 
  • He dropped on his knees beside her, dipping a clean handkerchief in the jar of cold cream. 
  • To keep the skin clear and healthy you should massage it with cold cream and rub gently but thoroughly. 

(Definition of “cold cream” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)