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synonyms for jilt

  • coquette
  • deceive
  • desert
  • disappoint
  • discard
  • ditch
  • drop
  • dump
  • forsake
  • leave
  • reject
  • break off
  • get rid of
  • leave at the altar
  • leave flat
  • throw over
See also synonyms for: jilted
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antonyms for jilt

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  • continue
  • hold
  • keep
  • maintain
  • love
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How to use jilt in a sentence

The staid sober lover—let him take care the pretty Clara does not jilt him.
FRANK FAIRLEGHFRANK E. SMEDLEY
To "jilt," to throw or dash water on a person; "gellock" (gavelock), an iron lever or crowbar.
THE PROVERBS OF SCOTLANDALEXANDER HISLOP
Only I shouldn't consider it honourable to jilt Prosy, even for the sake of remaining single.
SOMEHOW GOODWILLIAM DE MORGAN
He treated the forlorn victim of a woman's jilt as a notable worthy of notable entertainment.
WHAT WILL PEOPLE SAY?RUPERT HUGHES
Is it possible, then, that she did really jilt the young man?
FRIENDS AND NEIGHBORSANONYMOUS
If she be a jilt—Damn her, she is one—there's her name at the bottom on't.
THE RECRUITING OFFICERGEORGE FARQUHAR
The story of a girl who was compelled by her mother to jilt her true love and marry some one else.
CHARLES DICKENS AND MUSICJAMES T. LIGHTWOOD
What would they have said if I had allowed her to jilt the tailor and marry the good-looking young lord?
AN AUTOBIOGRAPHYANTHONY TROLLOPE
She shall know that a sister's love is stronger than the hate of a jilt—even if you did kill her.
THOMAS WINGFOLD, CURATEGEORGE MACDONALD
For the rest, your wife will know how "to cuckold, jilt, and sham" as well as any gay lady of Covent Garden.
THE TEN PLEASURES OF MARRIAGE AND THE CONFESSION OF THE NEW-MARRIED COUPLE (1682)A. MARSH
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WORDS RELATED TO JILT

  • back out
  • desert
  • disown
  • forsake
  • jilt
  • leave
  • leave behind
  • quit
  • reject
  • renounce
  • throw over
  • walk out on
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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Fletcherizeverb (used with or without object) | [flech-uh-rahyz ]SEE DEFINITION