[ verb ] cast aside capriciously or unfeelingly


"jilt a lover or a bride"

Used in print

(The Wall Street Journal,...)

Only in its final scene , where Beatie_Bryant ( Mary_Doyle ) shakes_off the disappointment of being jilted by her intellectual lover and proclaims her emancipation do we get much which makes worthwhile the series of boorish rustic happenings we have had to watch for most_of the first two and one-half acts .

(Clark McMeekin, The Fairbrothers....)

He 'd mentioned it , himself , at church and everybody seemed to have the idea that Tolley had left because Jenny had jilted him for Roy robards .

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[ noun ] a woman who jilts a lover

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