Definition of taffy pull in English:

taffy pull

Pronunciation /ˈtafē po͝ol/ /ˈtæfi pʊl/

noun

dated US
  • A social occasion on which young people meet to make taffy.

    ‘Two thoughts occurred to me as the taffy pull continued.’
    • ‘Sometimes the pieces recall a taffy pull, as if invisible forces were stretching the materials in different directions.’
    • ‘But as they emerged from the taffy pull to shop in the hotel boutiques, something clicked.’