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jilt

jilt

 
pronunciation:
jIlt
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: jilted, jilting, jilts
definition: to break off relations with (a lover, fiancée, or the like) esp. without good cause.
The poor bride was jilted at the altar.He was both angry and heartbroken after his girlfriend jilted him.
synonyms:
ditch, drop, dump
similar words:
abandon, give the gate, reject
derivation: jilter (n.)