Is it because you have been jilted yourself, that you want the pleasure of jilting another?
For an instant, Laurent had the idea of not marrying at all, of jilting Therese.
Six cases of nervous illness are reported as due, either to separation or jilting.
"There will be no jilting about the matter," replied Dr. Marsh irritably.
"There is no question of jilting Lady Kitty," he answered steadily.
Folks say Ellen has jilted him just to get square with him for jilting her ages ago.
Just dont tell him that youre thinking of jilting his only daughter for an alien, or hell turn four different shades of purple.
Would I, her daughter, break my word, would I dishonour myself by jilting a man I had pledged myself to marry?
Perhaps the jilting hurt worse for the time being, but the necessity of replenishing my funds helped me to forget it somewhat.
I should not like my daughter to begin life by jilting an honest man for the sake of a pretty toy soldier like Alexander.
"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).