giglet

or gig·lot

[ gig-lit ]
/ ˈgɪg lɪt /

noun

a giddy, playful girl.
Archaic. a lascivious woman.

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Origin of giglet

First recorded in 1300–50, giglet is from the Middle English word gig(e)lot.See gig1, -let
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Example sentences from the Web for giglet

  • She wept a bit, and then she began to laugh and, in fact, went on about it like a giglet wench of twenty-five.