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Definition of the noun cream puff

What does cream puff mean as a name of something?


  1. puff filled with cream or custard
    • lexical domain: Foods & Drinks - nouns denoting foods and drinks
    • synonym of cream puff: chou
    • more generic word: puff = a light inflated pastry or puff shell
    • more specific word: eclair = oblong cream puff

Alternative definition of the noun cream puff


  1. A light, hollow pastry typically filled with cream or custard.
  2. [informal] A weak or ineffectual person.
  3. [informal] An old motor vehicle in especially good condition.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Cream Puff

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Rose Science (2003)

by Thomas Debener, Serge Gudin

Sheridan 'Cream Puff' MinFl, pb, 1981; bud ovoid; flowers cream blushed pink, borne singly or in clusters of 3, semi-dbl., ...

Google previewThe Wordsworth Dictionary of Culinary & Menu Terms (2000)

by Rodney Dale

INDIAN Savoy cabbage HUNGARIAN puff pastry HUNGARIAN chanterelle mushroom FINNISH bread HUNGARIAN grey mullet GREEK cream puff HUNGARIAN chervil GERMAN cream FINNISH a strongly flavoured cream cheese FINNISH ...

Google previewThe New Dickson Baseball Dictionary (1999)

A Cyclopedic Reference to More Than 7,000 Words, Names, Phrases, and Slang Expressions that Define the Game, Its Heritage, Culture, and Variations by Paul Dickson

cream puff An easy ball to hit, such as one thrown by a batting-practice pitcher; e.g., Joseph "Stretch" Suba, a batting- practice pitcher, ...

Google previewCrossword Puzzle Dictionary (2015)

by Murali Mohan Hundigam

loon, screwball Cream—elite Cream—offwhite Cream cake—gateau, éclair Creamcoloured vegetables—butter beans Cream of the cream—elite Cream of the crop—best Cream puff—éclair Creamfilled, chocolatecovered pastry— profiterole ...

Google previewThe New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English (2015)

by Tom Dalzell, Terry Victor

cream puff | creep A fetish that oozed from US Internet pornography in the early 2000s; the semen is as often as not an artificially concocted look-alike. • Creampie vids mean to correct this by showing sex as it actually happens, plus bodily ...

Google previewRandom House Webster's Rhyming Dictionary (2008)

by Random House

-uff, bluff buff, chough, chuff, cuff, duff, fluff, gruff, guff, huff, luff, muff 'nuff puff rough , ruff, scruff, scuff slough, snuff, sough, stuff, tough, tuff; breadstuff, cream puff, dyestuff, ear- muff enough, foodstuff, French cuff, green stuff, handcuff, hard stuff ...

Google previewThe Dickson Baseball Dictionary (Third Edition) (2011)

by Paul Dickson

cream puff An easy ball to hit, such as one thrown by a batting-practice pitcher. Joseph “Stretch” Suba, a batting-practice pitcher, served up “big, fat, medium fast cream puffs for the ...

Google previewSimon & Schuster Super Crossword Puzzle Dictionary And Reference Book (1999)

by Seth Godin, Lark Productions LLC, Seth Godin Productions

masterpiece; 14 creme de la creme cream off: 4 skim; 5 cream; 7 skim off cream-of-tartar tree: 9 sour gourd cream pitcher: 7 creamer cream puff: 4 chou, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Jewish Food (2010)

by Gil Marks

a loose cream puff dough into ...

Google previewThe Diner's Dictionary (2012)

Word Origins of Food and Drink by John Ayto

cream puff A small ...

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My opponent called me a cream puff. Well, I rushed out and got the baker's union to endorse me. (Claiborne Pell)
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