Jill meaning

jĭl
Jill is defined as a girl, and is also a female name.

An example of a famous person named Jill is Jill Scott.

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(chiefly literary) A girl or woman; esp., a female sweetheart.
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(name, person, proper) A feminine name.
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(uncommon, vulgar, slang, of a female) To masturbate.
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A female given name.
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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').
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A female ferret.
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Generic use for any female (as Sheila in Australian English), especially paired (since the 15th c., compare Ienken and Iulyan) with the male Jack.
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A jillstrap: the female counterpart to a jockstrap.
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Origin of jill

  • A variant of Gill, diminutive of Gillian, a medieval form of Juliana, ultimately from Latin.

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  • By analogy with jack (off). See Jack (“male name”) and Jill (“female name”).

    From Wiktionary

  • From the female name Jill.

    From Wiktionary