verb (used with object)
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Origin of jilt
OTHER WORDS FROM jiltjilter, nounun·jilt·ed, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for jilt
The Kafranbel posters have jilted both the regime and the rising tide of al-Qaeda affiliated Islamists inside Syria.
And with being jilted at the altar, suddenly she felt, ‘All right, I’ve got to make a life for myself.
And Liberty Ross, the model jilted for Kristen Stewart, has started dating again.Insane Men's Fashion Show Features Fake Machine Guns; New Jeans Claim Cure For Cellulite|The Fashion Beast Team|January 16, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Never married and approaching 40, his last long-term relationship ended in a jilted bride and returned registry items.
The right wing is like a vulnerable adolescent who has suddenly been jilted.Soviet Communism’s Collapse Left America’s Far Right Without a Real Foe|Lee Siegel|April 12, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Phœbe Chiffinch, I am glad to add, was jilted by her uninteresting lover, who little knew what a fortune he was slighting.Checkmate|Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
Suppose you have been jilted in a way which wounds your vanity.The Analysis of Mind|Bertrand Russell
He had loved a young lady, and had been accepted;—and then the young lady had jilted him.An Old Man's Love|Anthony Trollope
Edward, in some fashion that was never made quite clear to me, had previously jilted both the sisters.
But he brought back no such appearance, and, seeing him after an interval, she was struck afresh with his jilted and wasted air.The Marriages|Henry James