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peaches and cream (uncountable)

  1. Used other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning. A dessert made with sliced peaches and whipped cream.
  2. (idiomatic) A very enjoyable experience. Usually used to describe something being unrealistically idyllic.
    • 1991, Piers Anthony, And Eternity, page 209
      Those Incarnations — they've got real jobs to do! It isn't all peaches and cream for them, any more than for us!
    • 1995, Albert Ramsdell Gurney, John Cheever, A Cheever Evening: A New Play Based on the Stories of John Cheever, page 26
      When I was little, I thought life was peaches and cream.
    • 2002, Tony Stewart, True Speed: My Racing Life, page 44
      I'm not trying to make it sound like life as part of a championship-level race team is all peaches and cream. Nothing in life is all peaches and cream.


peaches and cream (comparative more peaches and cream, superlative most peaches and cream)

  1. (idiomatic) Of facial complexion, smooth, unblemished, with attractive yellow-pink coloring.

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