jiggish

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

jig +‎ -ish

Adjective[edit]

jiggish (comparative more jiggish, superlative most jiggish)

  1. Resembling, or suitable for, a jig, or lively movement.
    The coquette, therefore, I must distinguish by that musical instrument which is commonly known by the name of a Kit, that is more jiggish than the Fiddle itself, and never sounds but to dance.Tatler.
  2. Playful; frisky.
    She is never sad, and yet not jiggish. — Habington.