jilted jilted  /ˈdʒɪl tɪd/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) rebuffed (by a lover) without warning

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Like an old flame who would not be jilted, RKO Pictures Corp.
  2. Suffice it to say that the jilted lothario-to-be rebounded.
  3. Romantic and sexual aren't synonymous, as many a jilted lover has learned all too painfully.

News

  1. LISTEN: Kelly Rowland Gets Inspired by Joni Mitchell in 'Gone'

    Kelly Rowland is following up her much talked about single "Dirty Laundry" with this upbeat, playful track "Gone" (off her upcoming album  Talk A Good Game ). The R&B singer somehow manages to make relationship troubles sound light and airy, and mixes things up with an interesting interpolation of Joni Mitchell's much sampled "Big Yellow Taxi." Wiz Khalifa offers a few lines of jilted lover ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Zimbio

  2. POEM: In Home’s Stead

    By Carol Smith Yonder stands a grand old lady Nobel, though in sad distress Scorched and vacant are her gardens Pitiful her ragged dress Once she was a regal creature At whose table we all dined Dressed in lace and candelabras Welcoming, yet so refined But now jilted by a lover Whose devotion did not last The fickle arm of indecision To limbo, has her future cast GA_googleAddSlot("ca-pub ...
    on June 9, 2013     Source: West Seattle Herald

  3. Prosecutor: Jilted husband shot estranged wife 9 times

    SANTA ANA - A jilted husband waited for his estranged wife to leave her job as a teacher's aide at an Irvine preschool, followed her to a nearby cul-de-sac and shot her nine times at close range in June 2011, an Orange County prosecutor told a jury Thursday.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: Orange County Register

Quotes

  1. Mr Jackson said: "You pay a huge price when society is jilted in such a way as to see more value in building jails rather than schools. Pre-natal care and day-care on the front side of life is a better investment than jailcare and welfare on the...
    on Aug 20, 2007 By: Jesse Jackson Source: BBC News

  2. And when Parcells turned down the job, Culverhouse said: "I thought we had a deal. Now I feel as though we've been jilted at the altar."
    on Dec 19, 2007 By: Hugh Culverhouse Source: USA Today

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