jilt


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jilt

 (jĭlt)
tr.v. jilt·ed, jilt·ing, jilts
To deceive or drop (a lover) suddenly or callously.
n.
One who discards a lover.

[Possibly from obsolete jilt, harlot, alteration of gillot, diminutive of gille, woman, girl, from Middle English; see gill4.]

jilt

(dʒɪlt)
vb
(tr) to leave or reject (a lover), esp without previous warning: she was jilted at the altar.
n
a woman who jilts a lover
[C17: from dialect jillet flighty girl, diminutive of proper name Gill]
ˈjilter n

jilt

(dʒɪlt)
v.t.
1. to reject or cast aside (a lover or sweetheart), esp. abruptly or unfeelingly.
n.
2. a woman who jilts a lover.
[1650–60]
jilt′er, n.

jilt

- A female accomplice to a thief.
See also related terms for thief.

jilt


Past participle: jilted
Gerund: jilting

Imperative
jilt
jilt
Present
I jilt
you jilt
he/she/it jilts
we jilt
you jilt
they jilt
Preterite
I jilted
you jilted
he/she/it jilted
we jilted
you jilted
they jilted
Present Continuous
I am jilting
you are jilting
he/she/it is jilting
we are jilting
you are jilting
they are jilting
Present Perfect
I have jilted
you have jilted
he/she/it has jilted
we have jilted
you have jilted
they have jilted
Past Continuous
I was jilting
you were jilting
he/she/it was jilting
we were jilting
you were jilting
they were jilting
Past Perfect
I had jilted
you had jilted
he/she/it had jilted
we had jilted
you had jilted
they had jilted
Future
I will jilt
you will jilt
he/she/it will jilt
we will jilt
you will jilt
they will jilt
Future Perfect
I will have jilted
you will have jilted
he/she/it will have jilted
we will have jilted
you will have jilted
they will have jilted
Future Continuous
I will be jilting
you will be jilting
he/she/it will be jilting
we will be jilting
you will be jilting
they will be jilting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been jilting
you have been jilting
he/she/it has been jilting
we have been jilting
you have been jilting
they have been jilting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been jilting
you will have been jilting
he/she/it will have been jilting
we will have been jilting
you will have been jilting
they will have been jilting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been jilting
you had been jilting
he/she/it had been jilting
we had been jilting
you had been jilting
they had been jilting
Conditional
I would jilt
you would jilt
he/she/it would jilt
we would jilt
you would jilt
they would jilt
Past Conditional
I would have jilted
you would have jilted
he/she/it would have jilted
we would have jilted
you would have jilted
they would have jilted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.jilt - a woman who jilts a loverjilt - a woman who jilts a lover    
adult female, woman - an adult female person (as opposed to a man); "the woman kept house while the man hunted"
Verb1.jilt - cast aside capriciously or unfeelingly; "jilt a lover or a bride"
leave - go and leave behind, either intentionally or by neglect or forgetfulness; "She left a mess when she moved out"; "His good luck finally left him"; "her husband left her after 20 years of marriage"; "she wept thinking she had been left behind"

jilt

verb reject, drop, disappoint, abandon, desert, ditch (slang), betray, discard, deceive, forsake, throw over, coquette, leave (someone) in the lurch She was jilted by her first fiancé.
Translations
تَهْجُر عَشيقَها أو حَبيبَها
pustit k vodě
svigte
faképnél hagy
segja upp
atstātpamest
pustiť k vode
bırakıp gitmekterketmek

jilt

[dʒɪlt] VT [+ fiancé] → dejar plantado a; [+ fiancée] → dejar plantada a
her jilted loversu amante rechazado

jilt

[ˈdʒɪlt] vtlaisser tomber, plaquer

jilt

vt loverden Laufpass geben (+dat); girlsitzen lassen; jiltedverschmäht

jilt

[dʒɪlt] vtpiantare (fidanzato(a))

jilt

(dʒilt) verb
to reject or send away (someone with whom one has been in love). After being her boyfriend for two years, he suddenly jilted her.
References in classic literature ?
Kearney," she said dryly, "one would think that some silly, conceited girl"--she was quite earnest in her epithets, for a sudden, angry conviction of some coquetry and disingenuousness in Jessie had come to her in contemplating its effects upon the young fellow at her side--"some country jilt, had been trying her rustic hand upon you.
When one is twenty and romantic one would scorn a woman who would jilt us for wealth and position; at thirty, one would scorn any woman who didn't.
He is a pleasant fellow, and would jilt you creditably.
The flowers jilt us, and we are old bachelors with our ridiculous tenderness.