Simple Definition of jilt
: to end a romantic relationship with (someone) in a sudden and painful way
Full Definition of jilt
: to drop (as a lover) capriciously or unfeelingly
Examples of jilt
She was crushed when he jilted her.
<still trying to get over being jilted by his longtime girlfriend>
First Known Use of jilt
Definition of jilt
: one who jilts a lover
Origin of jilt
alteration of jillet flirtatious girl
First Known Use: circa 1674
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