Phrasal Verb 'Cream'

We have 2 phrasal verb definitions related to 'Cream'.

Cream off

Meaning: Separate the best or most talented people so that they can receive special or different treatment

Example: The private schools CREAM OFF many of the best pupils.

Cream off

Meaning: Take money or divert funds, usually wrongfully or unfairly

Example: This means smaller banks can CREAM OFF excess profits during lending booms.