Definition of Jiggered

1. Adjective. (British informal expletive) surprised. "Well I'm jiggered!"




Definition of Jiggered

1. Verb. (past of jigger) ¹

2. Adjective. Very tired. ¹

3. Adjective. Broken. ¹

4. Adjective. (British) Surprised. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Jiggered

1. damned [adj] - See also: damned

Lexicographical Neighbors of Jiggered

jigaboo
jigaboos
jigajig
jigajigs
jigajog
jigajogs
jigamaree
jigamarees
jiggambob
jiggambobs
jigged
jiggeh
jiggehs
jiggered (current term)
jiggering
jiggermast
jiggers
jigget
jiggier
jiggiest
jigging
jiggings
jiggish
jiggle
jiggled
jiggler
jigglers

Literary usage of Jiggered

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Dictionary of Slang, Jargon & Cant: Embracing English, American, and Anglo by Albert Barrère, Charles Godfrey Leland (1889)
""Well, then," said he, " I'm jiggered if I don't see you home 1 " This penalty of being jiggered was a favourite supposititious case of his. ..."

2. The Writings of Charles Dickens by Charles Dickens, Gilbert Ashville Pierce (1894)
"This penalty of being jiggered was a favourite supposititious owe of his. ... When I was younger, I had had a general belief that, if he had jiggered me ..."

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