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Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

1797, short for jiffy.


n. (context informal English) A jiffy; a moment; a short time. vb. (context slang English) to deceive, swindle, trick

Usage examples of "jiff".

Miss Swanson, you might find out, in an offhand way, when Andy last saw Jiff, and where the dog might have been heading.

Jack lunged up, grabbed the handle of the pail, then lurched away from the wall, Jiff y bags tumbling about him.

This Moss whoever-he-is, Duffy will remember his name in a jiff, must have something going for him.

His pals got over in a jiff probably waiting down the road, outside the gates.

But Mister Greebo just hits them with his paws and they're off to rat heaven in a jiff!