Definitions

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  • n. Alternative form of giglot.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A light, giddy girl; a lascivious girl; a wanton.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Yesterday I took a break from the giglet and the ball-toting Gaul to snap a few more photos of our village.

    pente - French Word-A-Day

  • She wept a bit, and then she began to laugh and, in fact, went on about it like a giglet wench of twenty-five.

    The Torch and Other Tales

  • In that crowd, as I am credibly informed, were gathered -- but none could distinguish them -- gentle and simple, maiden ladies with their servants or housekeepers, side by side with longshoremen, hovellers, giglet maids, and urchins; all alike magnetised and drawn thither by the Man and the Hour.

    The Mayor of Troy

  • -- "Mort-Dieu! if, an hour before the battle of Towton, some wizard had shown me in his glass this glimpse of the gardens of the Tower, that giglet for a queen, and that squire of dames for a king, I had not slain my black destrier (poor Malech!), that I might conquer or die for Edward Earl of March."

    The Last of the Barons — Volume 02

  • I tried by an innocent stratagem to frighten her from the castle, by introducing a figure through a trap-door, and warning her, as if by a voice from the dead, to retreat from thence; but the giglet is wilful, and is running upon her fate. '

    Waverley — Volume 1

  • The Norsemen were apparently as sexist as we are: all of the following, flag, giglet, gimmer, skit, and slattern generally mean ` low, contemptible woman '; only may ` maiden' has survived with specific reference to women without pejoration.

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol XI No 3

  • That self-wlird, head-strong giglet, sM Does ought ava she likes for me,

    Poetical attempts

  • I tried, by an innocent stratagem, to frighten her from the castle by introducing a figure through a trap-door and warning her, as if by a voice from the dead, to retreat from thence; but the giglet is wilful, and is running upon her fate.”

    Waverley

  • a figure through a trap-door, and warning her, as if by a voice from the dead, to retreat from thence; but the giglet is wilful, and is running upon her fate. ''

    The Waverley

  • 1410: (Oh giglet Fortune) to master Caesars Sword,

    Cymbeline (1623 First Folio Edition)

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  • I like yours better.

    February 24, 2007

  • Dictionary.com says: "A giddy, playful girl."
    uselessness says: "The prettiest migraine ever to wear a cheerleader's uniform."

    February 24, 2007