Meaning of taffety in English:

taffety

(also taffaty, taffetty, tafferty)

Pronunciation /ˈtafəti/

noun

archaic Scottish
  • A fine, crisp, and usually lustrous fabric of a plain weave in which the weft threads are thicker than those of the warp, originally of silk and later also of a silk mix, or other fibres; taffeta.

adjective

figurative, dialect Scottish, British, Canadian
  • Affectedly dainty; fastidious, especially concerning food; picky.

Origin

Early 16th century. Variant of taffeta, probably with alteration of the final syllable after -y.