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Meaning of JILT

Pronunciation:  jilt

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a woman who jilts a lover
  2. [v]  cast aside capriciously or unfeelingly; "jilt a lover or a bride"

JILT is a 4 letter word that starts with J.


 See Also: adult female, leave, woman



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Jilt\, n. [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.
  2. \Jilt\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Jilted}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    To cast off capriciously or unfeeling, as a lover; to deceive
    in love. --Locke.
  3. \Jilt\, v. i.
    To play the jilt; to practice deception in love; to discard
    lovers capriciously. --Congreve.
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