cream puff • n. 1. a cake made of light pastry filled with cream.2. inf. a weak or ineffectual person. ∎ [as adj.] denoting something of little consequence or difficulty: a cream-puff assignment.3. inf. a secondhand car or other item maintained in excellent condition.
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