Meaning of JIG in English

I. noun




Sometimes one of them would leap to his feet and dance a jig before falling over.

There, all alone in his dark deep room of rock, Tarantula danced a jig .

We danced a little jig around the food, hardly believing our luck.

Did we laugh and celebrate and dance a hundred jigs ?

A girl his age was dancing a jig to the music.


Also, you can use this jig if you are taking your posts down and placing them on sawhorses.

But I know if I ever get married, the jig is up.

Fish the northern side of Bird Island with jigs tipped with minnows at dawn for best results.

For this I use a fairly simple jig and accurate setting of the saw.

If you build your jig slightly larger than your posts it will slide up and down more easily.

Sometimes one of them would leap to his feet and dance a jig before falling over.

II. verb


Dexter jigged his toes on the floor of Blanche's office, impatient for the night to slip away quickly.

In the second operation the cross truss frames, having been previously jigged together, were assembled in the frame.

Long black leather chairs invited you to lay back, headphones on, and just jig about to music of your choice.

Margaret Trudeau jigging in rolled-up slacks.

No-one cared that she jacked in to the lock on the tutor's door, feeling around mentally to jig it open.

The houses joined in, sluggishly flirting their bellies at him, growing blacker as he jigged onward.

Under the table his feet jig on their soles.

You keep a straight course, let him jig around you.

Longman DOCE5 Extras English vocabulary.      Дополнительный английский словарь Longman DOCE5.