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EtymologyEdit

Alteration of taffy.

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toffee (countable and uncountable, plural toffees)

  1. (uncountable) a type of confectionery made by boiling sugar (or treacle, etc) with butter or milk, then cooling the mixture so that it becomes hard
  2. (countable) a small, individual piece of toffee
    a box of toffees
  3. (Northern England) any kind of sweets; candy

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VerbEdit

toffee (third-person singular simple present toffees, present participle toffeeing, simple past and past participle toffeed)

  1. (transitive) To coat in toffee.
    • 1971, The Economist - Volume 239, page 74:
      The plant will close and three-quarters of Britain's apple toffeeing capacity will lie idle.
    • 2012, Elizabeth Lowry, The Bellini Madonna:
      But all the eating up of shoo-fly pie, and the cooking up of gauzy cumuli of pink candy, and the toffeeing of crab apples, couldn't hide the fact that we were winter-bound.
    • 2015, Tony Weston, Making a Name, page 93:
      The fire had claimed three of Mr. Barry's barns and the wine presses and the oak fermentation vessels were blackened and sprung, the wine-sugars toffeeing the floor.

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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈtofːeː/, [ˈt̪o̞fːe̞ː]
  • Rhymes: -ofːeː
  • Syllabification: tof‧fee

NounEdit

toffee

  1. toffee

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of toffee (Kotus type 20/filee, no gradation)
nominative toffee toffeet
genitive toffeen toffeiden
toffeitten
partitive toffeeta toffeita
illative toffeehen
toffeeseen
toffeihin
toffeisiin
singular plural
nominative toffee toffeet
accusative nom. toffee toffeet
gen. toffeen
genitive toffeen toffeiden
toffeitten
partitive toffeeta toffeita
inessive toffeessa toffeissa
elative toffeesta toffeista
illative toffeehen
toffeeseen
toffeihin
toffeisiin
adessive toffeella toffeilla
ablative toffeelta toffeilta
allative toffeelle toffeille
essive toffeena toffeina
translative toffeeksi toffeiksi
instructive toffein
abessive toffeetta toffeitta
comitative toffeineen
Possessive forms of toffee (type filee)
possessor singular plural
1st person toffeeni toffeemme
2nd person toffeesi toffeenne
3rd person toffeensa