Definition of in a New York minute
- He was down the stairs in a New York minute.
: having recently come into existence : recent, modern
: having been seen, used, or known for a short time : novel
: newly, recently
: the 60th part of an hour of time : 60 seconds
: the 60th part of a degree of angular measure
: the distance one can traverse in a minute
: very small : infinitesimal
: of small importance : trifling
: marked by close attention to details
: to make notes or a brief summary of
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