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cream puff

1. Someone deemed to be weak and cowardly. That guy's a total cream puff—there's no way he'll show up to meet you in the boxing ring.
2. A used car that has been very well maintained. I wouldn't buy a used car unless it's a total cream puff.
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cream puff

1. n. a weakling; a wimp. Don’t be a cream puff all your life! Join a health club!
2. n. a used car that is in very good condition. This one is a real cream puff. Only driven to church by a little old lady.
See also: cream, puff
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NOTES: If making up to 1 day ahead, cool cream puffs and store airtight at room temperature; freeze to store longer (thaw unwrapped).
Cream puffs anchored to the pastry with caramelized sugar form a rim , and the center is filled with a whipped cream-custard.
Highlights of the studio album include their stylised renditions of Tom Rose's Morning Dew and Sonny Boy Williamson's Good Morning Little Schoolgirl, whilst standouts on the live CD are Sitting On Top Of The World, It's All Over Now Baby Blue, Cream Puff War, Big Boss Man and the ten-minute long Viola Lee Blues.
14 Park, inside the South entrance of the Cream Puff Pavilion.
CHARLIE HILLS took the cream puff and branded the ground on Sandown's Flat track "a joke" saying he would not support the track's opening mixed meeting again after his Classic hope Commemorative trailed in a remote last of four.
I am madly in love with pate a choux, cream puff dough.
With a majestic view of the Gulf, the big new Fin's restaurant at Sharky's on the Pier is in danger of having the food eclipsed by the setting, but a recent dinner ending in an enormous strawberry cream puff captured my full attention.
When icing on the tree is set, begin at the base of the tree, and use two toothpicks slanted upward to secure each Cream Puff around the lower edge of the tree.
This year's event coincides with the Oakridge Ukelele Festival and the Cascade Cream Puff, a 100-mile mountain bike race.