Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “Jiffy bag”

See all translations

Jiffy bag

noun [C] uk   trademark us  
a thick envelope for protecting objects that are easily damaged when they are sent by post
Translations of “Jiffy bag”
in Chinese (Traditional) 厚層信封(用於郵寄易損物品)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 厚层信封(用于邮寄易损物品)…
(Definition of Jiffy bag from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of Jiffy bag?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Word of the Day

ellipsis

a situation in which words are left out of a sentence but the sentence can still be understood

Word of the Day

Euphemisms (Words used to Avoid Offending People)

by Kate Woodford,
March 04, 2015
​​​ We recently looked at the language that we use to describe lies and lying. One area of lying that we considered was ‘being slightly dishonest, or not speaking the complete truth’. One reason for not speaking the complete truth is to avoid saying something that might upset or offend people. Words and

Read More 

snapchat verb

March 02, 2015
to send someone a message using the photomessaging application Snapchat We used to have a thing until he got a girlfriend. now

Read More