Associations to the word «Jill»


JILL, proper noun. A female given name.
JILL, proper noun. Generic use for any female (as Sheila in Australian English), especially paired (since the 15th c., compare Ienken and Iulyan) with the male Jack.
JILL, proper noun. A young woman; a sweetheart; like the variant spelling Gill it was also associated with various assertive uses of the term flirt, as in flirtgigg (used by William Shakespeare for a 'woman of light or loose behavior').
JILL, proper noun. A jillstrap: the female counterpart to a jockstrap.
JILL, verb. (uncommon) (coarse) (slang) (of a female) To masturbate.
JILL, noun. A female ferret.
JILL, noun. Misspelling of gill.
JILL OF ALL TRADES, noun. (idiomatic) A woman competent in many endeavors, especially one who excels in none of them.
JILL OF ALL TRADES, noun. Alternative letter-case form of jill of all trades.
JILL OFF, verb. (coarse) (slang) (of a female) To masturbate.

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