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Definition of the noun jilt

What does jilt mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: jilts

  1. a woman who jilts a lover

Definition of the verb jilt

What does jilt mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: jilted | jilting | jilts

  1. cast aside capriciously or unfeelingly
    • examples: jilt a lover or a bride | Sam cannot jilt Sue
    • lexical domain: Cognition - verbs of thinking, judging, analyzing, doubting
    • more generic word: leave = go and leave behind, either intentionally or by neglect or forgetfulness

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Google previewRoutledge Revivals: Crabb's English Synonyms (1916) (2017)

Arranged Alphabetically with Complete Cross References Throughout by George Crabb

Jilt is a diminutive of Jill, a girl«s name, contracted from Latin Juliana, and frequently found in old rhymes and ...

Google previewCorpus Linguistics and 17th-Century Prostitution (2016)

Computational Linguistics and History by Anthony McEnery, Helen Baker

The word JILT is the most difficult of all to explore. As was apparent in Table 4.5, this is a word which came into existence in the written record in the 1660s. It remained infrequent to the extent that it is only in the 1690s that there are sufficient ...

Google previewSubband and Wavelet Transforms (1995)

Design and Applications by Ali N. Akansu, Mark J.T. Smith

e~jilt is the lowpass filter h(t). For values of n greater than zero, we have an infinite set of bandpass filters, all with the same bandwidth and a continuum of center frequencies. The exponential term that precedes the convolution ...

Google previewCollection of English Almanacs for the Years 1702-1835 (1754)

- Your Scold is a Scab , Sot a Sow, Drone a Drab, - Your Jilt is a Beast, your Drunkard a Pest, o * So that ...

Google previewMorning light [afterw.] The New-Church weekly (1881)

Si JILT is a difficult matter to compare the relative value jjl of the different senses by which the human soul keeps up a communication with the external world. The activity of each sense is necessary to the attainment of that external happiness ...

Google previewPromising Language (2000)

Betrothal in Victorian Law and Fiction by Randall Craig

Privately, the jilt is the condemned reminder of the troubled relation between language and reality in general and between courtship and desire in particular. The spokeswomen of this social conservatism are the kindly but 242 PROMISING ...

Google previewA Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language ... (1825)

Supplement by John Jamieson

jilt, says, " Perhaps from giglot, by contraction ; or gillet, or gillot, the diminutive of gill, the ludicrous name of a woman. 'Tis also called jillet in Scotland." Diet. S. jillet, however, does not convey the same idea with ...

Google previewScottish Dictionary and Supplement (1841)

In Four Volumes. Suppl. Aai-Jux by John Jamieson

Jilt, says, " Perhaps from giglot, by contraction ; or gillet, or gillot, the diminutive of gill,the ludicrous name of a woman. 'Tis also called jillet in Scotland." Diet. S. jillet, however, does not convey the same idea with ...

Google previewSupplement to the Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language ... (1825)

by John Jamieson

jilt, says, “ Perhaps from giglot, by contraction; or gillet, or gillot, the diminutive of gill, the ludièrous name of a woman. 'Tis also called jillet in Scotland.” Dict. S. jillet, however, does not convey the same idea with ...

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Scrabble value of J8I1L1T1

The value of this 4-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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