toffee

or tof·fy

[ taw-fee, tof-ee ]
/ ˈtɔ fi, ˈtɒf i /

noun

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toffee

toffy

/ (ˈtɒfɪ) /

noun plural -fees or -fies

a sweet made from sugar or treacle boiled with butter, nuts, etc
for toffee (preceded by can't) informal to be incompetent at a specified activityhe can't sing for toffee

Word Origin for toffee

C19: variant of earlier taffy
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