toffee


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tof·fee

 (tô′fē, tŏf′ē)
n.
A hard, chewy candy made of brown sugar or molasses and butter.

[Alteration of taffy.]

toffee

(ˈtɒfɪ) or

toffy

n, pl -fees or -fies
1. (Cookery) a sweet made from sugar or treacle boiled with butter, nuts, etc
2. for toffee (preceded by can't) informal to be incompetent at a specified activity: he can't sing for toffee.
[C19: variant of earlier taffy]

tof•fee

or tof•fy

(ˈtɔ fi, ˈtɒf i)

n.
a brittle confection made by boiling together brown sugar, butter, and vinegar.
[1820–30; variant of taffy]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.toffee - caramelized sugar cooled in thin sheetstoffee - caramelized sugar cooled in thin sheets
candy, confect - a rich sweet made of flavored sugar and often combined with fruit or nuts
peanut brittle - brittle containing peanuts
Translations
طُوفيطوفي: نَوْع من الحَلْوى
karamelamléčná karamela
karamel
toffee
karamel
karamella
トフィー
토피
īriss
mliečna karamelka
karamela
kola
ลูกอม
kẹo bơ cứng

toffee

[ˈtɒfɪ]
A. Ncaramelo m, dulce m de leche
he/she can't do it for toffeeno tiene ni idea de cómo hacerlo
B. CPD toffee apple Nmanzana f de caramelo

toffee

[ˈtɒfi] ncaramel mtoffee apple n (British)pomme f d'amourtoffee-nosed [ˌtɒfiˈnəʊzd] adj (British)bêcheur/euse

toffee

n (Brit) (= substance)(Sahne)karamell m; (= sweet)Toffee nt, → (weiches) Karamellbonbon; he can’t sing for toffee (inf)er kann überhaupt nicht singen, er kann nicht die Bohne singen (inf)

toffee

:
toffee apple
toffee-nosed
adj (Brit inf) → eingebildet, hochnäsig

toffee

[ˈtɒfɪ] ncaramella f mou inv
he can't sing for toffee (Brit) (fam) → come cantante non vale una cicca

toffee

(ˈtofi) noun
(a piece of) a kind of sticky sweet made of sugar and butter. Have a (piece of) toffee

toffee

طُوفي karamela karamel Toffee τόφι caramelo, toffee toffee caramel karamel caramella mou トフィー 토피 toffee toffee toffi caramelo, puxa-puxa ириска kola ลูกอม karamela kẹo bơ cứng 太妃糖
References in classic literature ?
Jane went because her two friends went, and the spirit of adventure, the force of example, and the love of toffee often brought more volunteers to these expeditions than Agatha thought it safe to enlist.
I wouldn't go halves in the toffee and gingerbread on purpose to save the money; and Gibson and Spouncer fought with me because I wouldn't.
And the fellows fought me, because I wouldn't give in about the toffee.
Didn't I think about your fish-line all this quarter, and mean to buy it, and saved my money o' purpose, and wouldn't go halves in the toffee, and Spouncer fought me because I wouldn't?
The customers came in crowds every day and bought quantities, especially the toffee customers.
However, this bottle was NOT marked `poison,' so Alice ventured to taste it, and finding it very nice, (it had, in fact, a sort of mixed flavour of cherry-tart, custard, pine-apple, roast turkey, toffee, and hot buttered toast,) she very soon finished it off.
Let us say to the glory of Alencon that the toffee was accepted with more joy than la Duthe ever showed at a gilt service or a fine equipage offered by the Comte d'Artois.
He shared his money with him: bought him uncountable presents of knives, pencil-cases, gold seals, toffee, Little Warblers, and romantic books, with large coloured pictures of knights and robbers, in many of which latter you might read inscriptions to George Sedley Osborne, Esquire, from his attached friend William Dobbin--the which tokens of homage George received very graciously, as became his superior merit.
Coconut Chocolate Chip, Apricot and Peanut Toffee Buzz are available now at grocery, natural food and specialty retail stores nationwide.
You can use a sugar thermometer but, if you don't have one of these, just test the toffee by pouring a tiny bit into a bowl of cold water.
The toffee was overpowering and the creamy dark chocolate overwhelming, with each trying to out-do the other.
Toffee managed to escape through the front door and out on to the main road, where he was hit by a car.