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Noun: jig  jig
  1. Any of various old rustic dances involving kicking and leaping
  2. Music in three-four time for dancing a jig
    - gigue
  3. A fisherman's lure with one or more hooks that is jerked up and down in the water
  4. A device that holds a piece of machine work and guides the tools operating on it
Verb: jig (jigged,jigging)  jig
  1. Dance a quick dance with leaping and kicking motions
  2. Move up and down repeatedly
    - bob
  3. Use or fit with a jig

Derived forms: jigged, jigging, jigs

Type of: dance, dance music, device, fish lure, fisherman's lure, folk dance, folk dancing, move, trip the light fantastic, trip the light fantastic toe

Encyclopedia: Jig