AskDefine | Define jilt

Dictionary Definition

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

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  1. A woman who jilts a lover.


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


Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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