It was abominable of him to jilt that girl, let alone proposing to me.
She could not jilt him; there was something vulgar in the word!
We have been thinking that Jim was going to jilt you, Amelia!
It means, jilt Miss Nicotine in haste, and repent at leisure.
Harry had been offended to the quick, and had called her a jilt; but yet it might be possible that he would return to her.
The staid sober lover—let him take care the pretty Clara does not jilt him.
He treated the forlorn victim of a woman's jilt as a notable worthy of notable entertainment.
To be so sordid a jilt, to betray me to such a beast as that!
Written in Mrs. Conney's happiest manner 'Judy a jilt' is a telling story throughout.
Pox on her for a jilt, she lies, and has a mind to amuse and laugh at me a day or two longer.
"to deceive (especially after holding out hopes), cheat, trick," 1660s, from the same source as jilt (n.). Related: Jilted; jilting.
1670s, "loose, unchaste woman; harlot;" also "woman who gives hope then dashes it," perhaps ultimately from Middle English gille "lass, wench," a familiar or contemptuous term for a woman or girl (mid-15c.), originally a shortened form of woman's name Gillian (see Jill).