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A dry unsweetened biscuit eaten chiefly with cheese.
- ‘Eat some cream crackers without anything on them, but again, don't drink any water.’
- ‘Aurora was genuinely happy for her - since she knew Eden's passion for acting - but her thoughts had also been on getting something to eat while only managing to salvage some cream crackers from her suitcase.’
- ‘In that short time, my daughter had gone from a quivering, weeping wreck, with tears streaming from her eyes and bubbles of snot popping from her nose, to a rosy-cheeked little cherub, happily munching on a cream cracker.’
- ‘Instead, the latter comes across as a cream cracker relishing its cheese.’
- ‘Novel fundraising ideas include hosting a cream cracker eating competition, a masked ball, pet show or a teacher/student swap day.’
- ‘Chunky strawberry and philly on cream crackers is good, too.’
- ‘The cream cracker eating competition and bar person's race will both be held in O'Connell Square.’
- ‘There was a mind-boggling range of activities from cream cracker eating contests, leg-waxing, and a slave auction to car washing.’
- ‘I bought Marmite and lemon curd, cream crackers and gentleman's relish, steak and kidney pies and Worcestershire sauce.’
- ‘All six of us grabbed handfuls from the box and ducking and diving behind tables, we started full-scale cream cracker warfare.’
- ‘As she tried eating her way through the accompanying dry herb mash, it reminded me of the time that my brother tried stuffing five Jacobs cream crackers into his mouth at the same time for a bet.’
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