From unknown + Middle English gig (“frivolous woman”).
- (archaic) A small squib-like firework that explodes with a fizzing or hissing noise.
- Alternative spelling of fishgig.
- 2006, Pip Wilson, Faces in the Street: Louisa and Henry Lawson and the Castlereagh Street Push, page 191,
- “Fizgigs?” Wood asks.
- “Pimps. A fizgig is an agent provocateur – he gets you to do something you shouldn′t do and that will hang you in court. A pimp gets you to do something innocuous that will still hang you. […] ”