Sinhala Dictionary definitions for jig

jig 🔊 /ʤɪˈg/

jig : කැටමල

jig : සවිකර මල

jig : පිහිය

jig : ග් නැටුම

jig : පිඩිය

jig : නැටුම් සංගීතය

jig definition


  1. A light, brisk musical movement.
  2. A light, humorous piece of writing, Especially. in rhyme; a farce in verse; a ballad.
  3. A piece of sport; a trick; a prank.
  4. A trolling bait, consisting of a bright spoon and a hook attached.
  5. A small machine or handy tool
  6. A contrivance fastened to or inclosing a piece of work, and having hard steel surfaces to guide a tool, as a drill, or to form a shield or templet to work to, as in filing.
  7. An apparatus or a machine for jigging ore.
  8. To cut or form, as a piece of metal, in a jigging machine.

Transitive verb.

  1. To sing to the tune of a jig.
  2. To trick or cheat; to cajole; to delude.
  3. To sort or separate, as ore in a jigger or sieve. See Jigging, n.

Intransitive verb. To dance a jig; to skip about.