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Jilt

Jilt Meaning & Definition
Jilt Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Jilt?

[n] a woman who jilts a lover
[v] cast aside capriciously or unfeelingly; "jilt a lover or a bride"

Synonyms | Synonyms for Jilt:

Related Terms | Find terms related to Jilt: abandon | actor | Artful Dodger | back out | bamboozler | befuddler | beg off | beguiler | Casanova | cast | cast aside | cast away | cast off | charmer | chuck | counterfeiter | cry off | deceiver | deep-six | deluder | depart from | desert | discard | dismiss | dispose of | dissembler | dissimulator | ditch | dodger | Don Juan | double-dealer | drop | drop out | dump | duper | eighty-six | eliminate | enchanter | entrancer | evacuate | faker | fooler | forger | forsake | gay deceiver | get quit of | get rid of | get shut of | give away | go back on | hoaxer | hypnotizer | jettison | jilter | joker | jokester | kidder | leave | leave behind | leave flat | leg-puller | Machiavel | Machiavelli | Machiavellian | maroon | mesmerizer | misleader | part with | plagiarist | plagiarizer | playactor | practical joker | pull out | quit | quit cold | ragger | reject | remove | renege | role-player | say goodbye to | seducer | slough | spoofer | stand down | take leave of | tease | teaser | throw away | throw out | throw over | throw overboard | toss overboard | vacate | withdraw

See Also | adult female | leave | woman

Jilt In Webster's Dictionary

\Jilt\, n. [Contr. fr. Scot. jillet a giddy girl, a jill-flirt, dim. of jill a jill.] A woman who capriciously deceives her lover; a coquette; a flirt. --Otway.
\Jilt\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Jilted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Jilting}.] To cast off capriciously or unfeeling, as a lover; to deceive in love. --Locke.
\Jilt\, v. i. To play the jilt; to practice deception in love; to discard lovers capriciously. --Congreve.

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