Thesaurus / jiltFEEDBACK
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
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.
WORDS RELATED TO JILT
- cast aside
- cast off
- cast out
- give thumbs down to
- not buy
- pass by
- pass on
- pass up
- put down
- shoot down
- throw away
- throw out
- turn down
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