noun, plural jif·fies.Informal.
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Origin of jiffy
Example sentences from the Web for jiffy
I'd rather wear my homespun rig of pepper-salt and gray— I'll have it on in half a jiff, when I get home to-day.Farm Ballads|Will Carleton
You go an' wash your 'ands, an' I'll 'ave your dinner up in 'alf a jiff!The Foolish Lovers|St. John G. Ervine
"I'll find you some in half a jiff," said Dorrie Barnes, whisking off immediately.A Popular Schoolgirl|Angela Brazil
"Begorra, but ye are right, Jiff," was the hearty response of the Irishman.Klondike Nuggets|E. S. Ellis
I'll be back in a jiff, and supper'll be ready's soon I can git it.The Golden Boys and Their New Electric Cell|L. P. Wyman
British Dictionary definitions for jiffy
noun plural jiffies or jiffs
Word Origin for jiffy
Idioms and Phrases with jiffy
see under in a flash.