[ US /ˈdʒɪfi/ ]
[ UK /d‍ʒˈɪfi/ ]
  1. a very short time (as the time it takes the eye to blink or the heart to beat)
    if I had the chance I'd do it in a flash
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How To Use jiffy In A Sentence

  • Please wait half a jiffy.
  • I opened up the jiffy bag and inside were four pink hard back tomes with some strange alien language on the cover.
  • We're told that anyone who can get the knack of skating can get the hang of snowblades in a jiffy.
  • She conjured up a whole meal in a jiffy.
  • Decorations often take up quite a bit of time at home, but the experts do it in a jiffy, for they have a range of colourful festoons and sprightly buntings in stock, all ready to be hung up at the party venue.
  • And in yet another jiffy he was standing on the very edge of the great big dark Forest of Sin!
  • Once we get there, I'll have your ride fixed up in a jiffy.
  • The rapidly absorbed mist means you can be out of the door in a jiffy. Times, Sunday Times
  • The job is done in a jiffy. Times, Sunday Times
  • He can memorise in a jiffy series of unassociated names listed by number and recall them by number and vice-versa.
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