jilt

4 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Jilt \Jilt\, noun [Contr. fr. Scot. jillet a giddy girl, a jill-flirt, dim. of jill a jill.] A woman who capriciously deceives her lover; a coquette; a flirt. --Otway.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Jilt \Jilt\, verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Jilted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Jilting}.] To cast off capriciously or unfeelingly, as a lover; to deceive in love. --Locke.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Jilt \Jilt\, verb (used without an object) To play the jilt; to practice deception in love; to discard lovers capriciously. --Congreve.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

jilt

noun

1: a woman who jilts a lover

verb

1: cast aside capriciously or unfeelingly; "jilt a lover or a bride"


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