\ ˈjif How to pronounce jiff (audio) \

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Examples of jiff in a Sentence

give me a jiff while I go to get my coat
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First Known Use of jiff

1797, in the meaning defined above

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20 Jul 2020

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“Jiff.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jiff. Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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