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jilt

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verb \ˈjilt\

Simple Definition of jilt

  • : to end a romantic relationship with (someone) in a sudden and painful way

Full Definition of jilt

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to drop (as a lover) capriciously or unfeelingly

jilt·er noun

Examples of jilt

  1. She was crushed when he jilted her.

  2. <still trying to get over being jilted by his longtime girlfriend>



1673

First Known Use of jilt

1673

Rhymes with jilt


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jilt

noun

Definition of jilt

  1. :  one who jilts a lover



Origin of jilt

alteration of jillet flirtatious girl


First Known Use: circa 1674



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