Definition of jaffle in English:

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jaffle

Pronunciation: /ˈdʒaf(ə)l/

noun

Australian
A toasted sandwich.
Example sentences
  • Get up, and eat some breakfast-resembling food, eg weetbix or a jaffle.
  • Jaffles can be prepared in advance, covered and kept in refrigerator until required. It is best to clean your sandwich maker while still hot with a damp cloth.
  • Anyway, we eventually got the very damp wood burning and enough heat in the fire to produce tea and jaffles.

Origin

1950s: from the proprietary name for a toaster.

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