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jiffy

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noun jif·fy \ˈji-fē\

Simple Definition of jiffy

  • : a very brief time

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of jiffy

plural

jiffies

  1. :  moment, instant <ready in a jiffy>

Examples of jiffy in a sentence

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



Origin and Etymology of jiffy

origin unknown


First Known Use: 1779

Rhymes with jiffy



JIFFY Defined for Kids

jiffy

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noun jif·fy \ˈji-fē\

Definition of jiffy for Students

plural

jiffies

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





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