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noun as in instant

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Its versatile foldable design neatly folds into a space-saving single-device charger for your phone or earbuds if you lack workspace real estate, but you can easily bring it back to its three-fold state in a jiffy.

Per the makers, its level of difficulty is 5 out of 10, so it’s not easy enough that you’ll complete it in a jiffy, but not challenging enough that you’ll want to abandon it altogether.

In one recent week, a New Yorker got a free Covid-19 test in a jiffy, with results the next day, while a Coloradan had to shell out $50 for a test two cities from her hometown after a frantic round of pharmacy-hopping.

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You can optimize and make Google work for you in a jiffy by adding these 15 Chrome Extensions to your browser today.

The GFY (pronounced “jiffy”) is essentially a more technologically advanced version of the ubiquitous GIF.

You can be the leader of a Salvadoran death squad, and then manage a Jiffy Lube in North Miami.

To this day, I pick up a box of Jiffy cornbread mix when shopping.

The other, about Sting performing at Jiffy Lube Live, a concert venue in Bristow, Virginia.

Oscar-winning director Barry Levinson says the Jiffy Lube logo makes more fiscal sense.

Nets were run out in a jiffy, but I fear the big fish had already given them the slip.

The Rainbow won't appear until after the storm and I can make you big again in a jiffy, before I join my sisters on our bow.

A yardman let us in on the spur at the end of the headquarters building, and the boss was off in half a jiffy.

In a jiffy they had a real Trius-beating, for the hedge is high and firm and one can't get across it quickly.

His chums understood, and the remains of the feast were swept under bed covers in a jiffy.


On this page you'll find 23 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to jiffy, such as: breath, crack, flash, minute, moment, and second.

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