[jid-duh] /ˈdʒɪd də/
the seaport of Mecca, in W Saudi Arabia, on the Red Sea.
/ˈdʒɪdə/ noun 1. a port in W Saudi Arabia, on the Red Sea: the diplomatic capital of the country; the port of entry for Mecca, 80 km (50 miles) east. Pop: 3 807 000 (2005 est)
[jif-ee] /ˈdʒɪf i/ noun, plural jiffies. Informal. 1. a very short time; moment: to get dressed in a jiffy. /ˈdʒɪfɪ/ noun (pl) jiffies, jiffs 1. (informal) a very short time: wait a jiffy n. 1797, short for jiffy. n. 1785, “a moment, an instant,” colloquial, origin unknown; said to be originally thieves’ slang for “lightning.” […]
- Jiffy bag
noun 1. trademark a thickly padded but light envelope in which articles such as books are placed for protection in the post noun phrase
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