Translation of jiffy in Spanish:

jiffy

Pronunciation: /ˈdʒɪfi/
jiff /dʒɪf/

n

  • [colloquial/familiar] (no plural/sin plural) segundo (masculine) wait o hang on a jiffy espera un segundo she did it in a jiffy lo hizo en un segundo or [colloquial/familiar] en un santiamén or en menos (de lo) que canta un gallo

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