verb (used with object)
to reject or cast aside (a lover or sweetheart), especially abruptly or unfeelingly.
a woman who jilts a lover.
(transitive) to leave or reject (a lover), esp without previous warning: she was jilted at the altar
a woman who jilts a lover
“to deceive (especially after holding out hopes), cheat, trick,” 1660s, from the same source as jilt (n.). Related: Jilted; jilting.
1670s, “loose, unchaste woman; harlot;” also “woman who gives hope then dashes it,” perhaps ultimately from Middle English gille “lass, wench,” a familiar or contemptuous term for a woman or girl (mid-15c.), originally a shortened form of woman’s name Gillian (see Jill).
[jim] /dʒɪm/ noun 1. a male given name, form of . [jeem] /dʒim/ noun 1. the fifth letter of the Arabic alphabet. [pah-mer or for 6, pahl-] /ˈpɑ mər or for 6, ˈpɑl-/ noun 1. Alice Elvira, 1855–1902, U.S. educator. 2. Arnold, born 1929, U.S. golfer. 3. Daniel David, 1845–1913, Canadian originator of chiropractic medicine. […]
adjective Mixed; motley: a jimble-jamble sort of crowd [1970+; modeled on skimble-skamble, found by 1826]
- Jim clark
Dr. James H. Clark
noun A gaudy trifle; gewgaw; curiosity (1632+)