peaches and cream

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peaches and cream (uncountable)

  1. (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.
  2. Used other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: see peach,‎ 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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