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Meaning of "jiffy" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD JIFFY

Of unknown origin.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF JIFFY

jiffy  [ˈdʒɪfɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF JIFFY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Jiffy is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES JIFFY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of jiffy in the English dictionary

The definition of jiffy in the dictionary is a very short time.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH JIFFY


biffy
ˈbɪfɪ
cliffy
ˈklɪfɪ
housewifey
ˈhaʊsˌwaɪfɪ
iffy
ˈɪfɪ
Liffey
ˈlɪfɪ
miffy
ˈmɪfɪ
niffy
ˈnɪfɪ
petroglyphy
pəˈtrɒɡlɪfɪ
photoglyphy
ˈfəʊtəˌɡlɪfɪ
raphe
ˈreɪfɪ
Rif
ˈrɪfɪ
Rifi
ˈrɪfɪ
salsify
ˈsælsɪfɪ
sniffy
ˈsnɪfɪ
spiffy
ˈspɪfɪ
squiffy
ˈskwɪfɪ
stiffie
ˈstɪfɪ
stiffy
ˈsɪfɪ
whiffy
ˈwɪfɪ
wifie
ˈwaɪfɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE JIFFY

jicama
jickajog
jickajogging
JICTAR
Jidda
Jiddah
jiff
jiffies
Jiffy bag
jig
jigaboo
jigajig
jigamaree
Jigawa
jigged
jigger
jigger flea
jiggered

WORDS THAT END LIKE JIFFY

affy
baffy
buffy
chaffy
cheffy
chuffy
daffy
Duffy
faffy
fluffy
fuffy
gruffy
huffy
pluffy
puffy
scruffy
snuffy
stuffy
taffy
toffy

Synonyms and antonyms of jiffy in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «JIFFY»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «jiffy» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of jiffy

Translation of «jiffy» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF JIFFY

Find out the translation of jiffy to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of jiffy from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «jiffy» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

瞬间
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

santiamén
570 millions of speakers

English

jiffy
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

पल
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

لمح البصر
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

миг
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

instante
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

মুহূর্ত
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

instant
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Jiffy
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Handumdrehen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ちょっとの間
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

순간
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Jiffy
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

chốc lát
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கூடியவிரைவில்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

क्षणभंगुर
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

lahza
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

attimo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

chwilka
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

мить
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

clipită
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

άψε σβήσε
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

japtrap
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

handvändning
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

jiffy
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of jiffy

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «JIFFY»

The term «jiffy» is quite widely used and occupies the 31.872 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «JIFFY» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «jiffy» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «jiffy» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about jiffy

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «JIFFY»

Discover the use of jiffy in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to jiffy and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Jiffy: A Family Tradition, Mixing Business and Old-Fashioned ...
The story of the internationally renowned Chelsea Milling Company---a trailblazer in the packaged-food industry
Cynthia Furlong Reynolds, 2008
2
Jiffy Amusements - Quick and Easy Games for Bored Children ...
This book contains classic material dating back to the 1900s and before. The content has been carefully selected for its interest and relevance to a modern audience.
B. Pelton, 2011
3
Life in a Jiffy
Sam. Life in a JIFFY JIFFY Short Poems and Fiction Stories SAM Front Matter.
Sam, 2014
4
The ABC of Jiffy Cookery
Peter Pauper Press. OF JIFFY COOK E RY THE ,4? OF JI F FY COOKERY WITH DECORATIONS BY. Front Cover.
Peter Pauper Press, 2012
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Millions In a Jiffy
C. S. Gokhale. to these import duties counter veiling duty (CVD) equal to the domestic taxes is also levied on imports. This is equal to the sum total of Excise Duty, VAT, Sales Tax, Municipal Tax or any other Government taxes and duties Most ...
C. S. Gokhale, 2011
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Catalog of Copyright Entries. Third Series: 1977: ...
A881640 2168 Jiffy Stitchery, no. 266. A932476 3425 Jiffy Stitchery, no. 267. A932473 3425 Jiffy Stitchery, no. 268. A932472 3425 Jiffy Stitchery, no. 269. A932494 3425 Jiffy Stitchery, no. 274. A932500 3426 Jiffy Stitchery, no. 275. A932474 ...
Library of Congress. Copyright Office, 1979
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Annual Franchise and Distribution Law Developments 2007
Jiffy Lube International, Inc., 146 P.3d 856 (Okla. Civ. App. 2006). The plaintiffs brought a class action against Jiffy Lube over an "environmental surcharge" of between 80 cents and $1.25 that had been added to oil change bills. They alleged ...
David S. Sager, Jonathan Solish, 2007
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Inside the Rainbow: Selected Verses
Selected Verses Edward Schwartz. JIFFY Jiffy. jiffy. jiffy. jiffyYou sound like a rustle of trees, Jiffy. jiffy. jiffy. jiffyYou smell like a flower of dreams. Jiffy, jiffy, jiffy, jiffy, You are nice my happy jiffy, You are gorgeous, a crazy jiffy, Jiffy, jiffy, jiffy, How's ...
Edward Schwartz, 2003
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Building a Customer Service Culture: The Seven ...
Jiffy Lube provides an excellent example of creating high satisfaction by meeting and then exceeding expectations. A customer who has never been to Jiffy Lube might expect that the oil change will be done in a "jiffy." So, if you are a new ...
Mario Martinez, Bob Hobbi, 2008
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Environmental administrative decisions: decisions of the ...
Jiffy Builders, Inc. ("Jiffy") appeals a default order issued against it by the Presiding Officer assessing a civil penalty in the amount of $22,000. The underlying enforcement action was based on alleged violations of the Clean Air Act ("CAA"); the ...
United States. Environmental Protection Agency, United States. Environmental Protection Agency. Office of the Administrator, United States. Environmental Appeals Board, 1998

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «JIFFY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term jiffy is used in the context of the following news items.
1
MFA Oil takes over Big O Tires franchisee - Columbia Daily Tribune …
Through a subsidiary, MFA Oil operates Break Time convenience stores in Missouri and Arkansas, Jiffy Lube franchises in Central Missouri and ... «Columbia Daily Tribune, Jul 15»
2
Fashion: 'I am fat but I know how to rock my style' — Soumyasree …
When most of us are spending time on what suits us and what doesn't and we are discussing crash diets to slim down in a jiffy for special ... «Asia Times, Jul 15»
3
Sports Roundup: Friday, July 17, 2015 - The Des Moines Register
Sixth (Two-Year-Olds, Five And A Half Furlongs)—1 Jiffy Jenni (Tohill) 10-1; 2 Richardsluckylady (Medina) 6-1; 3 Mywomanfromtokyo (Corbett) ... «DesMoinesRegister.com, Jul 15»
4
Ashlee Simpson – Jiffy Pop In Real Life (PHOTO) | TMZ.com
0717-ashlee-simpson-pregnant-pcn Ashlee Simpson is like a bag of buttered popcorn … ready to pop, and there's only so much that slimming ... «TMZ.com, Jul 15»
5
Meek Mill has discovered a big stage worth sharing - Washington Post
The Pinkprint Tour, featuring Nicki Minaj, Meek Mill, Rae Sremmurd, Tinashe and Dej Loaf, at Jiffy Lube Live on Wednesday. Show starts at 7 ... «Washington Post, Jul 15»
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Make room, the divas are here. - The Washington Post
Nicki Minaj plays Jiffy Lube Live, 7800 Cellar Door Dr., Bristow, Va., Wednesday at 7 p.m. in a show that also features Rae Sremmurd, Tinashe ... «Washington Post, Jul 15»
7
NASCAR TBT: Ernie Irvan's emotional '96 New Hampshire win | FOX …
It would take until June 1996 for Irvan to win a points race, which he did when he captured the Jiffy Lube 300 at New Hampshire. It was a wildly ... «FOXSports.com, Jul 15»
8
Jiffy Packaging's UK facility to produce polyethylene foam
Jiffy Packaging managing director Max Weller said: "We are delighted to reveal that phase one of our new investment programme is in place, ... «Packaging Business Review, Jul 15»
9
Jiffy Lube slips into city's hands
Issues stemming from Jiffy Lube arose once again last September when city officials thought they'd have to spend about a half million dollars to ... «Daily Commercial, Jul 15»
10
Jiffy Reveals Phase One of Their Investment Secret
Following the announcement of Jiffy Packaging's acquisition by Airpack, S.p.A the first phase of a new investment programme, teased as 'the ... «Packaging Europe, Jul 15»

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