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English definition of “jilt”


verb [T]     /dʒɪlt/
to finish a romantic relationship with someone suddenly and unkindly: He jilted her for his best friend's sister.Ending relationships and divorce jilted     /ˈdʒɪl.tɪd/ US  /-t̬ɪd/ adjective Her jilted boyfriend has sworn revenge on her new husband.Ending relationships and divorce
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