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jig

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

a clever often underhanded means to achieve an end
  • okay, buster, the jig is up

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jig

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of jig (Entry 2 of 2)

to make jerky or restless movements
  • the mother could tell that her little boy had to use the bathroom because he was jigging

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The first known use of jig was circa 1560

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“Jig.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/jig. Accessed 24 Jun. 2022.

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