taffy
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈtæ.fi/
Noun

taffy

  1. (US) A soft, chewy candy made from boiled molasses or brown sugar.
  2. (informal) Flattery.
    • 1881, Mark Twain, Unfinished Burlesque on Books of Etiquette:
      ... if these statistices should seem to fail to tally with the facts, in places, do not nudge your neighbor, or press your foot upon his toes, or manifest, by any other sign, your awareness that taffy is being distributed.
Translations
  • Russian: ири́с
  • Spanish: caramelo de melaza; chicloso (Mexico)

Taffy
Pronunciation Noun

taffy (plural taffys)

  1. (slang, sometimes, pejorative) A Welshman.



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