Taffy meaning

tăfē
A sweet, chewy candy of molasses or brown sugar boiled until very thick and then pulled with the hands or by machine until the candy is glossy and holds its shape.
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(informal) Flattery.
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A chewy candy made of sugar or molasses boiled down and pulled.
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(informal, former) Flattery or cajolery.
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(US) A soft, chewy candy made from boiled molasses or brown sugar.
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(somewhat pejorative) A nickname for a Welshman.
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Origin of taffy

  • Origin unknown

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Representing a supposed Welsh pronunciation of Dafydd (the Welsh form of David), a common Welsh name

    From Wiktionary