cream puff

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cream puff

also cream·puff (krēm′pŭf′)
1. A shell of light pastry filled with whipped cream, custard, or ice cream.
2. Slang A weakling.
3. Slang An old, especially secondhand car in very good condition.

cream puff



1. (Cookery) a shell of light pastry with a custard or cream filling
2. informal offensive an effeminate man

cream′ puff`

1. a light, hollow pastry filled with custard or whipped cream.
2. a weak or timid person.
3. a vehicle or machine that has been kept in unusually good condition.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cream puff - puff filled with cream or custard
puff - a light inflated pastry or puff shell
eclair - oblong cream puff
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