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cream puff

noun

Simple Definition of 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

  1. 1 :  a round shell of light pastry filled with whipped cream or a cream filling

  2. 2 :  an ineffectual person

  3. 3 :  something trifling, inconsiderable, or easily dealt with

  4. 4 :  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>



1880

First Known Use of cream puff

1880



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