About The Word Jiffy

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Jiffy

Jiffy Meaning & Definition
Jiffy Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Jiffy?

[n] a very short time (as the time it takes to blink once); "if I had the chance I'd do it in a flash"

Synonyms | Synonyms for Jiffy: blink of an eye | flash | instant | New York minute | split second | trice | twinkling | wink

Related Terms | Find terms related to Jiffy: breath | breathing | coup | crack | flash | half a jiffy | half a mo | half a second | half a shake | instant | jiff | microsecond | millisecond | minute | moment | sec | second | shake | split second | stroke | tick | trice | twink | twinkle | twinkling | twitch | two shakes | wink

See Also | bit | minute | moment | second

Jiffy In Webster's Dictionary

\Jif"fy\, n. [Perh. corrupt. fr. gliff.] [Written also {giffy}.] A moment; an instant; as, I will be ready in a jiffy. [Colloq.] --J. & H. Smith.

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