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cream puff (plural cream puffs)

  1. A light, hollow pastry typically filled with cream or custard.
  2. (figuratively, informal) A weak or ineffectual person.
    • 1947, My Favorite Brunette, 2 min 55 sec from the start:
      — Oh, Mr. Jackson, I think you're wonderful. You've really got what it takes.
      — Well, I ain't exactly a cream puff.
  3. (informal) An old motor vehicle in especially good condition.

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