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taffy

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noun taf·fy \ˈta-fē\

Simple Definition of taffy

  • : a type of soft and chewy candy

Full Definition of taffy

plural taffies

  1. 1 :  a boiled candy usually of molasses or brown sugar that is pulled until porous and light-colored

  2. 2 :  insincere flattery

Examples of taffy

  1. <the magazine's profiles of showbiz celebrities tend to be pure taffy>



Origin of taffy

origin unknown


First Known Use: circa 1817

Rhymes with taffy



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