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Noun: jiffy  ji-fee
Usage: informal
  1. A very short time
    "if I had the chance I'd do it in a jiffy";
    - blink of an eye [informal], flash, heartbeat, instant, split second, trice, twinkling [informal], wink [informal], New York minute [US, informal], jiff [informal], glimmering

Derived forms: jiffies

Type of: bit, minute, mo [Brit], moment, second

Encyclopedia: Jiffy