Definition of cream puff
1 : a round shell of light pastry filled with whipped cream or a cream filling
2 : an ineffectual person
3 : something trifling, inconsiderable, or easily dealt with
4 : a usually used motor vehicle that is in especially good condition
Examples of cream puff in a sentence
We'll never win with a bunch of cream puffs on our team!
<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
CREAM PUFF Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of cream puff for English Language Learners
: 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
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