What does jilt mean?

Definitions for jiltdʒɪlt

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word jilt.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. jilt(verb)

    a woman who jilts a lover

  2. jilt(verb)

    cast aside capriciously or unfeelingly

    "jilt a lover or a bride"


  1. jilt(Noun)

    A woman who jilts a lover.

  2. jilt(Verb)

    To cast off capriciously or unfeelingly, as a lover; to deceive in love.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Jilt(noun)

    a woman who capriciously deceives her lover; a coquette; a flirt

  2. Jilt(verb)

    to cast off capriciously or unfeeling, as a lover; to deceive in love

  3. Jilt(verb)

    to play the jilt; to practice deception in love; to discard lovers capriciously

  4. Origin: [Contr. fr. Scot. jillet a giddy girl, a jill-flirt, dim. of jill a jill.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Jilt

    jilt, n. a woman who encourages a lover and then rejects him.—v.t. to encourage and then discard a lover. [Formerly jillet, dim. of Jill.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of jilt in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of jilt in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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Translations for jilt

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • أهمل, نبذArabic
  • den Laufpass geben, verlassenGerman
  • plantar, dejar, dar calabazas, cortarSpanish
  • plaquer, quitter, abandonnerFrench
  • dare buca, piantare, rompereItalian
  • 振り捨てる, 振る, 捨てる, ふるJapanese
  • achterlaten, in de steek laten, verlatenDutch
  • изменница, бросать, бросить, обманщицаRussian

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