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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

n. - A woman who dumps a lover v. - Cast aside capriciously or unfeelingly.

Usage examples (34)
  • jilt a lover or a bride
  • To "jilt," to throw or dash water on a person; "gellock" (gavelock), an iron lever or crowbar.
  • "I am to request you will not use the word 'jilt' and Miss Ashton's name together," said Bucklaw, gravely.
  • A clergyman can jilt a girl just as well as another. for more
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