adjective, jig·gi·er, jig·gi·est. Slang.

nervous; active; excitedly energetic.
wonderful and exciting, especially because stylish.

Origin of jiggy

1930–35, Americanism; origin uncertain, perhaps jig2 or jig(gle) + -y2
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Historical Examples of jiggy

  • Jiggy Crawford's braid shone like moving torches at his shoulder as the sun smote hot upon his horse and him.

  • I hope Jiggy Crawford does not make it out a black affront to him that we were not there to welcome him.

British Dictionary definitions for jiggy



get jiggy with slang to have sexual relations with
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