Jilted vs Jilled - What's the difference?

jilted | jilled |

As verbs the difference between jilted and jilled

is that jilted is (jilt) while jilled is (jill).




  • (jilt)

  • jilt



    (en noun)
  • A woman who jilts a lover.
  • (Otway)


    (en verb)
  • To cast off capriciously or unfeelingly, as a lover; to deceive in love.
  • * (John Locke) (1632-1705)
  • Tell a man passionately in love, that he is jilted ; bring a score of witnesses of the falsehood of his mistress, it is ten to one but three kind words of hers shall invalidate all their testimonies.
  • *
  • , title=(The Celebrity), chapter=8 , passage=The humor of my proposition appealed more strongly to Miss Trevor than I had looked for, and from that time forward she became her old self again; for, even after she had conquered her love for the Celebrity, the mortification of having been jilted by him remained.}}




  • (jill)

  • Jill


    Proper noun

    (en proper noun)
  • .
  • * 1994 , Floyd Skloot, Summer Blue , Story Line Press, ISBN 0934257086, page 98:
  • "Just Jill', I'm afraid." "Would you prefer if it was Gillian?" "Oh, I think so. Gillian sounds so much fancier." "Fancy?" Terrence said. He smiled at her. "Or perhaps it sounds flashy?" "Royal," Richard said. "Flowery," Terrence added. "You could say Gillian was more flowery. That would fit. What about you, Corrie, what does it sound like to you?" "Rich," Corrie glanced at '''Jill'''. "Gillian sounds richer than ' Jill ."
  • Generic use for any female (as Sheila in Australian English), especially paired (since the 15th c., compare Ienken and Iulyan) with the male Jack.
  • * 1590 , , Act V, Scene II:
  • Our wooing doth not end like an old play;
    Jack hath not Jill ; these ladies' courtesy
    Might well have made our sport a comedy.
  • A young woman; a sweetheart; like the variant spelling Gill it was also associated with various assertive uses of the term flirt, as in flirtgigg (used by William Shakespeare for a 'woman of light or loose behavior').
  • A jillstrap: the female counterpart to a jockstrap.
  • Derived terms

    * jillstrap


    * EtymologyOnLine * English diminutives of female given names