cream puff


: a type of light pastry that is filled with whipped cream or a sweetened cream filling and often topped with chocolate

: a weak person : a person who can be easily controlled or defeated

: a used car that is in very good condition

Full Definition of CREAM PUFF

:  a round shell of light pastry filled with whipped cream or a cream filling
:  an ineffectual person
:  something trifling, inconsiderable, or easily dealt with
:  a usually used motor vehicle that is in especially good condition

Examples of CREAM PUFF

  1. We'll never win with a bunch of cream puffs on our team!
  2. <everyone thinks tonight's game will be a cream puff, and so it hasn't generated a lot of interest>

First Known Use of CREAM PUFF



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