jilt

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Pronunciation[change]

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Verb[change]

Plain form
jilt

Third-person singular
jilts

Past tense
jilted

Past participle
jilted

Present participle
jilting

  1. To not marry, to break an engagement suddenly, to leave one standing at the altar
    John has warned Jill he will jilt her if she doesn't stop seeing Rory.
    Jill was jilted on her wedding day. John left her standing at the altar.
    John was jilted. His bride ran away with Rory.