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JIFFY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does jiffy mean? 

JIFFY (noun)
  The noun JIFFY has 1 sense:

1. a very short time (as the time it takes the eye blink or the heart to beat)

  Familiarity information: JIFFY used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


JIFFY (noun)


Sense 1jiffy [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A very short time (as the time it takes the eye blink or the heart to beat)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting time and temporal relations

Synonyms:

blink of an eye; twinkling; trice; split second; New York minute; jiffy; instant; wink; heartbeat; flash

Context example:

if I had the chance I'd do it in a flash

Hypernyms ("jiffy" is a kind of...):

bit; minute; moment; second (an indefinitely short time)


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