variants or less commonly giglot
plural -s
archaic : a lascivious woman : wanton
set upon the giglet and beat her … soundlyS. H. Adams
: a giddy frivolous frolicsome girl
that overgrown gigletOsbert Sitwell

Word History


Middle English gigelot, giggelot, probably from gigg, gigge silly girl

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“Giglet.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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