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Princeton's WordNet

  1. taffynoun

    chewy candy of sugar or syrup boiled until thick and pulled until glossy


  1. taffynoun

    A soft, chewy candy made from boiled molasses or brown sugar.

  2. Taffynoun

    (somewhat pejorative) A nickname for a Welshman.

  3. Etymology: Representing a supposed Welsh pronunciation of Dafydd (the Welsh form of David), a common Welsh name


  1. Taffy

    Taffy is a song written and sung by Lisa Loeb. The song was recorded in 1995. It is featured on her album Tails, and her 2006 greatest hits album, The Very Best of Lisa Loeb. It is about a boyfriend who always lies: the expression is saying that he likes to stretch the truth, which is basically lying. Although the song was not a very successful single, it was moderately successful on radio. It peaked at #6 on U. S Billboard Bubbling Under The Hot 100 in early 1996, and the single's video was popular on VH1 and MTV. The song charted in the New Zealand RIANZ Top 40 at #39, and peaked at #96 on the Australian singles chart.


  1. taffy

    Taffy is a type of chewy candy made by stretching or pulling a mixture of boiled sugar, butter or vegetable oil, flavorings, and coloring until it becomes aerated, resulting in a light, chewy texture. It is many times flavored with fruit extracts or other sweet flavors and it comes in a variety of colors.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Taffynoun

    a kind of candy made of molasses or brown sugar boiled down and poured out in shallow pans

  2. Taffynoun

    flattery; soft phrases


  1. Taffy

    Taffy was an American 1980s Hi-NRG and Italo disco singer, known for her hit, "I Love My Radio". The song, produced by Claudio Cecchetto, who was also behind all her previous hits in Italy, was released in the United Kingdom by Rhythm King's Transglobal Records and was originally a hit in Italy in 1985. The song's sentiments were about a disc jockey broadcasting in the early hours. However as very few radio stations in the United Kingdom broadcasted after midnight in the late 1980s, this reference in the record was changed. A re-recorded version called "I Love My Radio" was released instead. This is the version that reached #6 in the UK Singles Chart.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Taffy

    taf′i, n. Same as Toffy.

  2. Taffy

    taf′i, n. a Welshman—from Davy.

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    Song lyrics by taffy -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by taffy on the Lyrics.com website.

Etymology and Origins

  1. Taffy

    The generic name for a Welshman, corrupted from Davy, which is short for David, the most common Christian name of the country, in honour of St David.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of taffy in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of taffy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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