Meaning of “gig” in the English Dictionary

"gig" in British English

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(Definition of “gig” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"gig" in American English

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gignoun [ C ]

us /ɡɪɡ/

a job, esp. one as a performer or one that lasts only a short time:

Now many of his gigs as a singer-saxophonist are being put on hold.

(Definition of “gig” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"gig" in Business English

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gignoun [ U ]

uk /ɡɪɡ/ us informal

IT →  gigabyte

HR a job, often a temporary one:

He landed a gig writing a new employee manual.

(Definition of “gig” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)