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jilt

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Noun, Verb (transitive)

CIDE DICTIONARY

jiltn. [Contr. fr. Scot. jillet a giddy girl, a jill-flirt, dim. of jill a jill.].
     A woman who capriciously deceives her lover; a coquette; a flirt.  Otway.  [1913 Webster]
jiltv. t. 
     To cast off capriciously or unfeelingly, as a lover; to deceive in love.  Locke.  [1913 Webster]
jiltv. i. 
     To play the jilt; to practice deception in love; to discard lovers capriciously.  Congreve.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

jilt, v. & n.
--v.tr. abruptly reject or abandon (a lover etc.).
--n. a person (esp. a woman) who jilts a lover.

Etymology
17th c.: orig. unkn.

THESAURUS

jilt

Artful Dodger, Casanova, Don Juan, Machiavel, Machiavelli, Machiavellian, abandon, actor, back out, bamboozler, befuddler, beg off, beguiler, cast, cast aside, cast away, cast off, charmer, chuck, counterfeiter, cry off, deceiver, deep-six, deluder, depart from, desert, discard, dismiss, dispose of, dissembler, dissimulator, ditch, dodger, double-dealer, drop, drop out, dump, duper, eighty-six, eliminate, enchanter, entrancer, evacuate, faker, fooler, forger, forsake, gay deceiver, get quit of, get rid of, get shut of, give away, go back on, hoaxer, hypnotizer, jettison, jilter, joker, jokester, kidder, leave, leave behind, leave flat, leg-puller, maroon, mesmerizer, misleader, part with, plagiarist, plagiarizer, playactor, practical joker, pull out, quit, quit cold, ragger, reject, remove, renege, role-player, say goodbye to, seducer, slough, spoofer, stand down, take leave of, tease, teaser, throw away, throw out, throw over, throw overboard, toss overboard, vacate, withdraw

ROGET THESAURUS

jilt

Improbity

VB be dishonest, play false, break one's word, break one's faith, break one's promise, jilt, betray, forswear, shuffle, live by one's wits, sail near the wind, disgrace oneself, dishonor oneself, demean oneself, derogate, stoop, grovel, sneak, lose caste, sell oneself, go over to the enemy, seal one's infamy.

Disappointment

VB be disappointed, look blank, look blue, look aghast, stand aghast, find to one's cost, laugh on the wrong side of one's mouth, find one a false prophet, not realize one's hope, not realize one's expectation, disappoint, frustrate, discomfit, crush, defeat (failure), crush one's hope, dash one's hope, balk one's hope, disappoint one's hope, blight one's hope, falsify one's hope, defeat one's hope, discourage, balk, jilt, bilk, play one false, play a trick, dash the cup from the lips, tantalize, dumfound, dumbfound, dumbfounder, dumfounder (astonish).

Deception

VB deceive, take in, defraud, cheat, jockey, do, cozen, diddle, nab, chouse, play one false, bilk, cully, jilt, bite, pluck, swindle, victimize, abuse, mystify, blind one's eyes, blindfold, hoodwink, throw dust into the eyes, dupe, gull, hoax, fool, befool, bamboozle, flimflam, hornswoggle, trick, impose upon, practice upon, play upon, put upon, palm off on, palm upon, foist upon, snatch a verdict, bluff off, bluff, bunko, four flush, gum, spoof, stuff (a ballot box), circumvent, overreach, outreach, out wit, out maneuver, steal a march upon, give the go-by, to leave in the lurch decoy, waylay, lure, beguile, delude, inveigle, entrap, intrap, ensnare, nick, springe, set a trap, lay a trap, lay a snare for, bait the hook, forelay, spread the toils, lime, trapan, trepan, kidnap, let in, hook in, nousle, nousel, blind a trail, enmesh, immesh, shanghai, catch, catch in a trap, sniggle, entangle, illaqueate, hocus, escamoter, practice on one's credulity, hum, humbug, gammon, stuff up, sell, play a trick upon one, play a practical joke upon one, put something over on one, put one over on, balk, trip up, throw a tub to a whale, fool to the top of one's bent, send on a fool's errand, make game, make a fool of, make an April fool of, make an ass of, trifle with, cajole, flatter, come over, gild the pill, make things pleasant, divert, put a good face upon, dissemble, cog, cog the dice, load the dice, stack the deck, live by one's wits, play at hide and seek, obtain money under false pretenses, conjure, juggle, practice chicanery, deacon, play off, palm off, foist off, fob-off, lie, misinform, mislead, betray, be deceived.

Deceiver

N deceiver &c (deceive), dissembler, hypocrite, sophist, Pharisee, Jesuit, Mawworm, Pecksniff, Joseph Surface, Tartufe, Janus, serpent, snake in the grass, cockatrice, Judas, wolf in sheep's clothing, jilt, shuffler, stool pigeon, liar &c (lie), story-teller, perjurer, false witness, menteur a triple etage, Scapin, bunko steerer, carpetbagger, capper, faker, fraud, four flusher, horse coper, ringer, spieler, straw bidder, imposter, pretender, soi-disant, humbug, adventurer, Cagliostro, Fernam Mendez Pinto, ass in lion's skin, actor, quack, charlatan, mountebank, saltimbanco, saltimbanque, empiric, quacksalver, medicaster, Rosicrucian, gypsy, man of straw, conjuror, juggler, trickster, prestidigitator, jockey, crimp, decoy, decoy duck, rogue, knave, cheat, swindler, jobber, saint abroad and a devil at home.


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