verb (used with object), jigged, jig·ging.
verb (used without object), jigged, jig·ging.
Origin of jig2
British Dictionary definitions for jig is up
verb jigs, jigging or jigged
Word Origin for jig
Word Origin and History for jig is up
"lively dance," 1560s, perhaps related to Middle French giguer "to dance," or to the source of German Geige "violin." Meaning "piece of sport, trick" is 1590s, now mainly in phrase the jig is up (first attested 1777 as the jig is over). As a verb from 1580s.
Idioms and Phrases with jig is up
jig is up
see game is up.