jilt

Part of speech: verb

To discard, as a lover.

Part of speech: noun

One who discards a lover.

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Usage examples "jilt":

  1. When they were alone he fixed his eyes on his daughter, and said quietly, " What is your opinion of- a jilt?" - "Put Yourself in His Place", Charles Reade.
  2. There was a Country- man of ours robb'd of a Row of Teeth whilst he was sleeping, which the Jilt made him buy again when he wak'd- You see, Lady, how little Reason we have to trust you. - "The Works of Aphra Behn, Vol. I (of 6)", Aphra Behn.
  3. This prude of a Lady Gorgon cries out shame, and disowns an innocent amiable girl: she a heartless jilt herself once, and a heartless flirt now. - "The Bedford-Row Conspiracy", William Makepeace Thackeray.