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synonyms for jig

  • accomplishment
  • antic
  • artifice
  • caper
  • catch
  • deception
  • device
  • dodge
  • escapade
  • feat
  • feint
  • frolic
  • gag
  • gambol
  • gimmick
  • imposture
  • jape
  • jest
  • lark
  • maneuver
  • ploy
  • put on
  • ruse
  • shenanigan
  • sleight
  • sport
  • stratagem
  • stunt
  • subterfuge
  • tomfoolery
  • wile
  • funny business
  • monkeyshine
  • practical joke
  • sleight of hand

antonyms for jig

MOST RELEVANT
  • failure
  • frankness
  • honesty
  • honor
  • openness
  • reality
  • truth
  • truthfulness
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How to use jig in a sentence

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.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
Everybody was laughing and singing to the tune of an Irish jig that Norah's father was playing on the bagpipes.
OUR LITTLE IRISH COUSINMARY HAZELTON WADE
Nor did I release her until Whistling Jim, coming up and realizing the situation, celebrated it by whistling a jig.
A LITTLE UNION SCOUTJOEL CHANDLER HARRIS
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?
THE BOOK OF HUMOROUS VERSEVARIOUS
From what he hears, or knows, he gathers, that the jig is up.
THE DAFFODIL MYSTERYEDGAR WALLACE
Jig Hollins, the guy who had played it safe, was just as dead.
THE PLANET STRAPPERSRAYMOND ZINKE GALLUN
"You ought to just take off on your own, Reynolds," Jig Hollins suggested airily.
THE PLANET STRAPPERSRAYMOND ZINKE GALLUN
To a man named Jig Hollins who had got married, stayed home.
THE PLANET STRAPPERSRAYMOND ZINKE GALLUN
The light fantastic is not tripped there any more, except when the Jamboree man sneaks in and dances a jig for his morning pizen.
THE FIEND'S DELIGHTDOD GRILE
Albert, instead of answering, jumped up and danced a jig on the floor, upsetting two chairs and breaking the wash-pitcher.
BOYHOOD IN NORWAYHJALMAR HJORTH BOYESEN
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO JIG

  • Charleston
  • boogie
  • boogie down
  • bunny hop
  • conga
  • cut a rug
  • disco
  • foot it
  • foxtrot
  • frolic
  • get down
  • hop
  • hustle
  • jig
  • jitter
  • jitterbug
  • jive
  • jump
  • leap
  • one-step
  • promenade
  • rhumba
  • rock n' roll
  • samba
  • spin
  • step
  • swing
  • tango
  • tap
  • trip the light fantastic
  • twist
  • two-step
  • waltz
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.