Jilt (verb)

To suddenly end a romantic relationship with someone or to reject them after leading them on.


From middle english gylt, jilt, from old english gylt, from the germanic root *geltaz, related to middle low german gelt, guilt, fine.


  1. He was jilted by his girlfriend just before the wedding.
  2. She jilted him for another man.
  3. It was cruel of her to jilt him after leading him on for so long.
  4. Many men have been jilted by their significant other.
  5. Jilting someone can be a painful experience.
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