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Some supposedly "Christian" organizations have been running an interesting game for years now--but in 2014, I think the jig is up.

He did not take a step—do a jig—without calculating the odds.

The Iraqi could barely repress his glee, and did a kind of jig as he walked across the room.

WIN: Washing Machine  Everyone can do a Harlem Style jig, even the non-humans.

In the end, the case was referred to the Nassau County District Attorney, and the jig was up.

I wanted her to be there when its full import broke upon him; then the three of us, Mary and Tim and I, would do a wild jig.

Everybody was laughing and singing to the tune of an Irish jig that Norah's father was playing on the bagpipes.

Nor did I release her until Whistling Jim, coming up and realizing the situation, celebrated it by whistling a jig.

And who should he spy in a jig, With a meal-man so tall and so big,But his own darling Kate, so gay and so nate?

From what he hears, or knows, he gathers, that the jig is up.


On this page you'll find 52 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to jig, such as: accomplishment, antic, artifice, caper, catch, and deception.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.