n. & v.
1. a a lively dance with leaping movements. b the music for this, usu. in triple time.
2 a device that holds a piece of work and guides the tools operating on it.
--v. (jigged, jigging)
1. intr. dance a jig.
2 tr. & intr. move quickly and jerkily up and down.
3 tr. work on or equip with a jig or jigs.
Phrases and idioms:
jig about fidget.
Etymology: 16th c.: orig. unkn.