Examples of taffy in a Sentence
the magazine's profiles of showbiz celebrities tend to be pure taffy
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As a traditional Korean taffy maker in the shopping district of Myeongdong, his candy stand relies on tourism to survive.
First produced in 1922, brilliantly named Abba-Zaba are flat rolls of dense white taffy piped with a creamy peanut butter filling.
The temporal lobes — where sound is heard, memories are formed and emotions originate — had been pulled back and down, stretched like saltwater taffy.
By the end of the night, each of your children is likely to be in possession of a pillowcase, heavy with tiny candy bars, taffy and the occasional box of raisins.
Fairgoers can watch the taffy-making process through observation windows as flavors like vanilla, black walnut and even jalapeño are pulled, cut and then wrapped in individual wrappers for purchase.
Love that summer uniform…the tank-top jumpsuit s-t-r-e-t-c-h-e-d like taffy over the chocolate net, see-through, pectoralis major body shirt.
Over the 16-year span of their back-to-back administrations, truth—as presented by presidents, White House aides, political spinmeisters and media outlets—became rhetorical taffy.
Shockingly, Nicky Jam’s version was stronger, his band (led by a vibrant acoustic guitarist) stretching out and reshaping the music like taffy.
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Origin and Etymology of taffy
First Known Use: circa 1817See Words from the same year
Synonymsadulation, blarney, butter, flannel [British], incense, overpraise, soft soap, sweet talk, flattery
Related Wordsallurements, blandishments, endearments; caresses, compliments, congratulations, felicitations, greetings, regards, respects; adoration, idolatry, worship; fawning, sycophancy, toadying; cajolement, cajolery, ingratiation, smarm; acclaim, applause, commendation, praise
Near Antonymsbad-mouthing, belittlement, depreciation, detraction, disparagement, put-down
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