jig

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1 jig /ˈʤɪg/ noun
plural jigs
1 jig
/ˈʤɪg/
noun
plural jigs
Learner's definition of JIG
[count]
: a type of lively dance
also : the music played for such a dance

the jig is up

US, informal + old-fashioned
used to say that a dishonest plan or activity has been discovered and will not be allowed to continue
2 jig /ˈʤɪg/ verb
jigs; jigged; jigging
2 jig
/ˈʤɪg/
verb
jigs; jigged; jigging
Learner's definition of JIG
: to move with quick sudden movements
[+ object]
[no object]
[no object] : to dance a jig
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