- IPA: /dʒɪlt/
jilt (plural jilts)Translations
- Russian: изме́нница
jilt (jilts, present participle jilting; past and past participle jilted)
- (transitive) To cast off capriciously or unfeelingly, as a lover; to deceive in love.
- 1689 (indicated as 1690), [John Locke], chapter 4, in An Essay Concerning Humane Understanding. […], London: […] Thomas Basset, […], OCLC 153628242 ↗, book I, page 20 ↗:
- Tell a man passionately in love, that he is jilted; bring a score of witnesses of the falsehood of his mistress, it is ten to one but three kind words of hers shall invalidate all their testimonies.
- French: plaquer, quitter, abandonner
- German: den Laufpass geben lover, verlassen, fallen lassen, sitzen lassen, einen Korb geben, verladen
- Italian: piantare, rompere, dare buca
- Russian: броса́ть
- Spanish: dejar, cortar, plantar, dar calabazas