jill

[ jil ]
/ dʒɪl /
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noun (sometimes initial capital letter) Slang.

a girl or young woman.
a sweetheart.

Origin of jill

generic use of Jill

Definition for jill (2 of 2)

Jill

[ jil ]
/ dʒɪl /

noun

a female given name, form of Juliana.
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British Dictionary definitions for jill

jill

/ (dʒɪl) /

noun

dialect a variant spelling of gill 4 (def. 2)
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Word Origin and History for jill

Jill


fem. proper name, variant of Gill, familiar shortening of Jillian, Gillian, the common Middle English pronunciation of Juliana (see Gillian).

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