noun \ˈji-fē\

: a very brief time

plural jiffies

Full Definition of JIFFY

:  moment, instant <ready in a jiffy>

Examples of JIFFY

  1. <I'll be there in a jiffy.>

Origin of JIFFY

origin unknown
First Known Use: 1779

Rhymes with JIFFY


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