- a girl or young woman.
- a sweetheart.
Origin of jill
- a female given name, form of Juliana.
Examples from the Web for jill
Sonoma County district attorney Jill Ravitch announced in July that she would not bring criminal charges against Gelhaus.Worse Than Eric Garner: Cops Who Got Away With Killing Autistic Men and Little Girls
December 4, 2014
“Stop the presses,” splashes Jill Lepore, Harvard historian and New Yorker staff writer.Wonder Woman’s Creation Story Is Wilder Than You Could Ever Imagine
November 3, 2014
This week, Greg and Jill Henderson brought to life the cinematic science of the hoverboard from Back to the Future Part II.I Want My Damn Hoverboard! 12 Movie Inventions That Should Exist
October 25, 2014
Greg and Jill Henderson, founders of Hendo, have developed a real hoverboard.The Hoverboard is (Finally Almost) Real
Alex Chancey, The Daily Beast Video
October 22, 2014
I have to say that as a military spouse, I am excited to meet Dr. Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joe Biden.Women in the World Texas Sneak Peek
October 20, 2014
When cold, bottle it; first putting into each bottle a jill of brandy.Directions for Cookery, in its Various Branches
Then Beatrice cited how carefree Jill Briggs was with her four children.
Well, that is all very well for Jill to do; she has a real heartache to live down.
“Jill is going away for the winter, poor thing,” Beatrice said.
Jill says she will sell them and give the proceeds for the crèche charity.
- dialect a variant spelling of gill 4 (def. 2)
Word Origin and History for jill
fem. proper name, variant of Gill, familiar shortening of Jillian, Gillian, the common Middle English pronunciation of Juliana (see Gillian).