Jilt vs Jiltee - What's the difference?

jilt | jiltee |


As nouns the difference between jilt and jiltee

is that jilt is a woman who jilts a lover while jiltee is one who is jilted.

As a verb jilt

is to cast off capriciously or unfeelingly, as a lover; to deceive in love.

jilt

English

Noun

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

    Verb

    (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.}}

    jiltee

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • One who is jilted.
  • Synonyms

    * dumpee