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26 short excerpts of Wiktionnary (A collaborative project to produce a free-content dictionary.)

— English words —
  • jig n. (music) A light, brisk musical movement; a gigue.
  • jig n. (traditional Irish music and dance) A lively dance in 6/8 (double jig), 9/8 (slip jig) or 12/8 (single…
  • jig n. (traditional English Morris dancing) A dance performed by one or sometimes two individual dancers…
  • jig n. (fishing) A type of lure consisting of a hook molded into a weight, usually with a bright or colorful body.
  • jig n. A device in manufacturing, woodworking, or other creative endeavors for controlling the location…
  • jig n. (mining) An apparatus or machine for jigging ore.
  • jig n. (obsolete) A light, humorous piece of writing, especially in rhyme; a farce in verse; a ballad.
  • jig n. (obsolete) A trick; a prank.
  • jig v. To move briskly, especially as a dance.
  • jig v. To move with a skip or rhythm; to move with vibrations or jerks.
  • jig v. (fishing) To fish with a jig.
  • jig v. To sing to the tune of a jig.
  • jig v. To trick or cheat; to cajole; to delude.
  • jig v. (mining) To sort or separate, as ore in a jigger or sieve.
  • jig v. To cut or form, as a piece of metal, in a jigging machine.
  • jig n. (US, offensive, slang, dated) A black person.
— English word, define in Dutch —
  • jig  n. (dans) gigue een oude Schotse dans en muziek in driedelige maat (6/8).
— English words, define in French —
  • jig  n. (Danse) Gigue.
  • jig  n. (Industrie) Gabarit, outil pour placer, aligner, ou guider quelque chose précisément.
  • jig  n. (Pêche) Jig (leurre).
  • jig  v. Danser, giguer vivement.
  • jig  v. (Pêche) Pêcher avec un jig.
  • jig  n. (Argot) (Péjoratif) Noir, Noire.
— English word, define in Spanish —
  • jig  s. Baile.
— English word, define in Italian —
  • jig  s. giga, danza irlandese.
— In French —
  • jig  n.m. (Anglicisme) (Pêche) Leurre utilisé pour une pêche proche…
92 English words from 16 English definitions

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14 English words from 10 foreign definitions

aligner Argot Baile chose dans danza een gigue guider jig maat Noir placer pour

25 foreign words from 10 foreign definitions

Anglicisme avec Danse Danser Gabarit giga giguer Industrie irlandese leurre muziek Noire oude outil pêche Pêcher Péjoratif précisément proche quelque quelque␣chose Schotse une utilisé vivement

87 suffixes (New words found by adding one or more letters at the end of the word.)

jigo jigs jiggy jigos jigot jigged jiggeh jigger jigget jiggle jiggly jiggot jigida jigjig jig-jig jigjog jigots jigsaw jig␣saw jigaboo jigajig jiggehs jiggers jiggets jigging jiggish jiggled jiggler jiggles jiggots jighead jigidas jiglike jigsawn jigsaws jig␣saws jigtime jigaboos jigawatt jig␣borer jiggaboo jiggered jiggerer jiggings jigglers jiggle␣TV jigglier jiggling jigheads jigsawed +37 words

38 times in the middle (New words found by adding letters in front and at the end of the word.)

jjigae rejigs outjigs dojigger get␣jiggy kajigger rejigged rejigger rejiggle dojiggers doojigger drill␣jigs kajiggers outjigged rejiggers rejigging rejiggled rejiggles doojiggers jigga-jigga outjigging rejiggered rejiggings rejiggling the␣jig␣is␣up flitterjigs one's␣jig␣is␣up rejiggering thingamajigs thingamyjigs thingumajigs thingymajigs thingamajiggy thingummajigs thingummyjigs thingamajigger thingamajiggers thingamajiggies

16 prefixes (New words found by adding one or more letters in front of the word.)

rejig jigjig jig-jig outjig jigajig drill␣jig thingmajig hangman's␣jig thingamajig thingamyjig thingumajig thingymajig thingummajig thingummyjig dance␣the␣hempen␣jig dance␣the␣Tyburn␣jig

6 anagrams found with an extra letter (New words formed with all the letter from the word and an extra letter.)

goji JFGI jigo jigs jing Jing

14 anagrams found minus a letter (New words formed with all the letters from the word minus a letter.)

gi GI G.I. gj GJ ig Ig IG IJ JG j.g. Ji JI -ji

53 cousins (New words found by changing only one letter.)

AIG big BIG cig dig dIG DIG fig Fig fig. gig jag Jag JAG Jdg. jeg Jia JIA jib JIC JIF Jim jin Jin jip JIS jit JIT jiu jog jpg JPG JRG jug lig lig. Mig MiG MIG nig pig Pig PIG rig sig SIG tig vig Vig wig WIG YIG zig

8 lipograms (New words found when removing only one letter.)

ig Ig IG JG j.g. Ji JI -ji

2 epenthesis (New words found when adding only one letter.)

jing Jing


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