Definitions

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  • verb Present participle of jilt.
  • noun The rejection of a lover.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Or will he be the next big name jilting a moderately successful middle-market team to sign with the Yankees or the Boston Red Sox, attempting to hop a sidecar toward a potential World Series title?

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  • Or will he be the next big name jilting a moderately successful middle-market team to sign with the Yankees or the Boston Red Sox, attempting to hop a sidecar toward a potential World Series title?

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  • In the wake of the Parker Disaster — as she’d taken to calling the jilting — it had beaten sitting at home, watching a chick flick on TV and weeping into a bowl of popcorn.

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  • a quarrel, while a growing coolness which must end in what the world called "jilting" was humiliating.

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  • "Of course, there is no question of 'some one else' in this, no 'jilting' or any such nauseous stupidity.

    A Room with a View

  • It describes Madame Bovary's lover, Rodolphe, just before he sets down to the task of writing her his jilting letter.

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  • The jilting prompted the firm's lead attorney in the case, former U.S. Solicitor General Paul Clement, to resign from the firm in what we would call principled protest.

    Knave and Spalding

  • It was all meant to come together on a night in Moscow but since that cruel jilting the club's owner has haunted that cobweb-strewn corner of Chelsea's trophy room like a designer-stubbled Miss Havisham mourning her lost love.

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  • It describes Madame Bovary's lover, Rodolphe, just before he sets down to the task of writing her his jilting letter.

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  • ( "Downey is awesome," Mr. Musk wrote to city fathers apologizing for the last-minute jilting.)

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