Skip to definition.
Get the FREE one-click dictionary software for Windows or the iPhone/iPad and Android apps


Noun: New York minute
Usage: US
  1. A very short time (as the time it takes the eye to blink or the heart to beat)
    "if I had the chance I'd do it in a New York minute";
    - blink of an eye, flash, heartbeat, instant, jiffy, split second, trice, twinkling, wink, jiff

Derived forms: New York minutes

Type of: bit, minute, mo, moment, second

Encyclopedia: New York minute