Definition of Jiffies

1. Noun. (plural of jiffy) ¹



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Definition of Jiffies

1. jiffy [n] - See also: jiffy

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jiffies

jibing
jibingly
jibs
jicama
jicamas
jicara
jicaras
jichimu
jickajog
jickajogs
jidaigeki
jidaigekis
jidder
jidders
jiff
jiffies (current term)
jiffs
jiffy
jig
jig borer
jig borers
jig saw
jigaboo
jigaboos
jigajig
jigajigs
jigajog
jigajogs
jigamaree

Literary usage of Jiffies

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1. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1908)
"... jiffies, etc.. are grotesquely significant of the general theme ef ''Time," tearing ..."

2. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1879)
"I believe, sixty jiffies to a second) in the flies, and all this as gracefully, as easily, as naturally as though she were a delicate Ariel, or an electric ..."

3. The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine (1892)
"... in less 'n two jiffies." They were on the road to Boomtown to put Flaxen on the train. It was about the tenth of September, early in the cold, ..."

4. Bismarck and State Socialism: An Exposition of the Social and Economic by William Harbutt Dawson (1890)
"All so-called . jiffies < 'as the-principles of freedom, authority, and justice, the principle of free competition, that of division of labour, ..."

5. A Practical Treatise of the Law of Vendors and Purchasers of Estates by Edward Burtenshaw Sugden (1830)
"The case referred to is thus stated in Rolle ;—" Si home aiant jiffies a son use devant Ic ..."

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