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jiggered

[ jig-erd ]

adjective

, Informal.
  1. confounded; damned:

    I'm jiggered if I know what that sign means.



jiggered

/ ˈdʒɪɡəd /

adjective

  1. informal.
    damned; blowed

    I'm jiggered if he'll get away with it

  2. dialect.
    sometimes foll by up tired out


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Word History and Origins

Origin of jiggered1

1830–40; perhaps jigger 3 + -ed 2
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Word History and Origins

Origin of jiggered1

C19: probably euphemism for buggered; see bugger
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Example Sentences

There’s also the evolution of fronts such as the tite front, and the mint front, and the 2-4-5 which is nickel defensive backs behind a jiggered front that just has two true interior defensive linemen.

Then he came slowly up, and ‘jiggered’ savagely at the line.

The music man—his name was Neil Cornish—threw up his chin in a boyish fashion, and said he'd be jiggered if he knew.

There's a torpedo craft of sorts away to the nor'-east, and I'm jiggered if I don't think she's chasing us.

Ill be jiggered if I can see how there could be any connection between those scamps and that wild man with the hairy hide.

The constable poked his head in and said, Well, Ill be jiggered!

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