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jiggered

[ jig-erd ]
/ ˈdʒɪg ərd /
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adjective Informal.
confounded; damned: I'm jiggered if I know what that sign means.
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Origin of jiggered

1830–40; perhaps jigger3 + -ed2

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British Dictionary definitions for jiggered

jiggered
/ (ˈdʒɪɡəd) /

adjective (postpositive)
informal damned; blowedI'm jiggered if he'll get away with it
(sometimes foll by up) Scot and Northern English dialect tired out

Word Origin for jiggered

C19: probably euphemism for buggered; see bugger
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