peaches and cream

Definition of peaches and cream

  1. 1 —used to describe someone who has smooth and pale skin with light pink cheeks <She has a peaches and cream complexion.>

  2. 2 chiefly US informal :  a situation, process, etc., that has no trouble or problems <He promised her that if she married him, life would be peaches and cream.>

Word by Word Definitions

peachplay peaches
  1. :  a low spreading freely branching Chinese tree (Prunus persica) of the rose family that has lanceolate leaves and sessile usually pink flowers and is widely cultivated in temperate areas for its edible fruit which is a single-seeded drupe with a hard central stone, a pulpy white or yellow flesh, and a thin fuzzy skin

    :  the edible fruit of the peach

    :  a moderate yellowish pink

  1. :  to inform against :  betray

    :  to turn informer :  blab

creamplay
  1. :  the yellowish part of milk containing from 18 to about 40 percent butterfat

    :  a food prepared with cream

    :  something having the consistency of cream

  1. :  to form cream or a surface layer like the cream on standing milk

    :  to break into or cause something to break into a creamy froth

    :  to move like froth


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