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jiffy also: jiffPronunciation: /dʒɪf/
American English: /ˈdʒɪfi/
British English: /ˈdʒɪfi/

Translation of jiffy in Spanish:


  • [colloquial] (no plural) wait o hang on a jiffy
    espera un segundo
    she did it in a jiffy
    lo hizo en un segundo
    lo hizo en un santiamén
    lo hizo en menos (de lo) que canta un gallo [colloquial]
    Example sentences
    • This is the sort of movie that will either keep you enthralled at each moment or send you to sleep in a jiffy.
    • After all, it's the very industry that gave us the concept of ‘quick and dirty’ - you know, solutions conjured up in a jiffy to meet the pressing needs of customers.
    • On display was the Honda fireblade, a 929 cc, four - cylinder bike that can propel the rider to a top speed of 280 km per hour in a jiffy.
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