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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.
See also: cream, puff

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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There are numerous flavors of cream puffs to choose from, including passion fruit, chocolate, berries, lemon, vanilla, praline and pistachio.
Profiteroles are similar to cream puffs, but instead of being filled with whipped cream, profiteroles are filled with ice cream and then topped most often with chocolate syrup.
The chocolate versions are slightly better than the vanilla cream puffs. The double chocolate crunch cream puff is filled with chocolate cream, then dipped in chocolate, and topped with crunchy chocolate balls.
I HAVE ALWAYS CONSIDERED CREAM puffs to be the province of the French, until I discovered the Japanese version last month in San Francisco.
Products Costs (RM) Prices (RM) Profits (RM) Muffin 0.24 1.00 0.76 Cupcake 0.38 2.00 1.62 Brownie 0.42 1.50 1.08 Cream Puff 0.14 1.00 0.86 Cheese Tart 0.26 1.20 0.94 Egg Tart 0.19 1.00 0.81 Table 2: Ingredients for each product.
Eclair paste or choux paste is another steam-leavened specialty dough that is used to produce cream puffs, eclairs, and other varieties of pastries that can be filled with whipped cream, fruit, mousse, ice cream, or savory fillings.
Kennedy when he delivered his famous Cold War speech at the Berlin Wall trying to say to the crowd in pigeon German that he was a Berliner, only to be told later that he actually said "I am a cream puff." Talk about losing something in the translation.
Sellers of cream puffs do not want to sell for $3,500 when a cream puff is worth $5,000, so the owners of cream puffs withdraw from the market leaving only lemons.
If Artist Descending a Staircase is fruitcake, The Circle is a cream puff. They are both delicious.
On the day the doorknob on a Cream Puff home fell off in my hand, I decided realtor terms needed to be defined and translated for the whole world.
Meanwhile, Prince Philip calls Her Majesty "Cabbage." There are speculations that this comes from the French words "mon petit chou," which literally translates to "my little cream puff," meaning "my sweety." However, its English translation is "my little cabbage."
"I am madly in love with pate a choux, cream puff dough.
A profiterole, cream puff (US), choux a la creme or Profitrol (Turkey) is a French dessert choux pastry ball filled with whipped cream, pastry cream, custard, or (particularly in the US) ice cream.
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.