"gig" Definition

  1. a farthing. Formerly GRIG.
  2. fun, frolic, a spree. _Old French_, GIGUE, a jig, a romp. “In search of lark, or some delicious GIG, The mind delights on, when ’tis in prime twig.” _Randall’s Diary_, 1820. “‘No heirs have I,’ said mournful Matt; But Tom, still fond of GIG, Cried out, ‘No hairs? don’t fret at that, When you can buy a wig.’”

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Position in the dictionary: 1434 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: gig lamps, gill, gills, gilt, gimcrack, gin-spinner, ginger, ginger hackled, gingerly, gingham
Previous words in the dictionary: giffle-gaffle, gibus, gibberish, gib-face, ghost, get up, german ducks, german duck, geordie, gentleman of three ins

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