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Meaning of GIG

Pronunciation:  gig

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a booking for musicians; "they played a gig in New Jersey"
  2. [n]  small two-wheeled horse-drawn carriage; with two seats and no hood
  3. [n]  tender that is a light ship's boat; often for personal use of captain
  4. [n]  long and light rowing boat; especially for racing
  5. [n]  a cluster of hooks (without barbs) that is drawn through a school of fish to hook their bodies; used when fish are not biting
  6. [n]  an implement with a shaft and barbed point used for catching fish

GIG is a 3 letter word that starts with G.


 Synonyms: fishgig, fizgig, lance, spear
 See Also: booking, carriage, cutter, engagement, equipage, fishing gear, fishing rig, fishing tackle, harpoon, hook, implement, leister, pinnace, rig, ship's boat, small boat, tackle, tender



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Gig\ (j[i^]g or g[i^]g), n. [Cf. OF. gigue. See {Jig}, n.]
    A fiddle. [Obs.]
  2. \Gig\ (g[i^]g), v. t. [Prob. fr. L. gignere to beget.]
    To engender. [Obs.] --Dryden.
  3. \Gig\, n.
    A kind of spear or harpoon. See {Fishgig}.
  4. \Gig\, v. t.
    To fish with a gig.
  5. \Gig\, n. [OE. gigge. Cf. {Giglot}.]
    A playful or wanton girl; a giglot.
  6. \Gig\, n. [Cf. Icel. g[imac]gja fiddle, MHG. g[imac]ge, G.
    geige, Icel. geiga to take a wrong direction, rove at random,
    and E. jig.]
    1. A top or whirligig; any little thing that is whirled round
       in play.
             Thou disputest like an infant; go, whip thy gig.
    2. A light carriage, with one pair of wheels, drawn by one
       horse; a kind of chaise.
    3. (Naut.) A long, light rowboat, generally clinkerbuilt, and
       designed to be fast; a boat appropriated to the use of the
       commanding officer; as, the captain's gig.
    4. (Mach.) A rotatory cylinder, covered with wire teeth or
       teasels, for teaseling woolen cloth.
    {Gig machine}, {Gigging machine}, {Gig mill}, or {Napping
    machine}. See {Gig}, 4.
    {Gig saw}. See {Jig saw}.
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Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming of playing in a gig means the threat of illness or your efforts to entertain unwelcome visitors.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: angle, appointment, bait the hook, berth, billet, bob, clam, dap, dib, dibble, drive, employment, engagement, fish, fly-fish, go fishing, grig, guddle, incumbency, jack, jacklight, jig, job, moonlighting, net, office, opening, place, position, post, second job, seine, service, shrimp, situation, spin, station, still-fish, tenure, torch, trawl, troll, vacancy, whale