Toffee definition

tôfē, tŏfē
A hard, chewy candy made of brown sugar or molasses and butter.
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A chewy or crunchy candy made with brown sugar or molasses and butter, often coated with nuts.
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(uncountable) A type of confectionery made by boiling sugar (treacle, etc) with butter or milk, then cooling the mixture so that it becomes hard.
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(countable) A small, individual piece of toffee.

A box of toffees.

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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
toffee
Plural:
toffees

Origin of toffee

  • Alteration of taffy

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