taffy

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noun taf·fy \ˈta-fē\

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 in a Sentence

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

Origin and Etymology of taffy

origin unknown


TAFFY Defined for English Language Learners

taffy

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Definition of taffy for English Language Learners

  • : a type of soft and chewy candy


TAFFY Defined for Kids

taffy

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noun taf·fy \ˈta-fē\

Definition of taffy for Students

plural

taffies

  1. :  a candy made usually of molasses or brown sugar boiled and pulled until soft



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