There are several meanings. A jig is a term that usually means some sort of undefined, convenient device, a happy-go lucky dance that is performed on the spot while pumping the arms, bouncing up and down and kicking out the feet or rarely a social gathering, which is a bastardization of the word "gig" popularized by yuppie teenagers.
"Hand me that drill press jig."

"Wow, Billy Bob is doing the best jig I've seen since the 1904 World's Fair!"

"Want to go to Oswald's jig this friday?" - "That's gig you fucking moron..." - "I'm sorry Simon, you know I get my g's, j's and q's mixed up..." - "Just shut the fuck up and go to your Mom's mah jong "jig" by yourself thursday and stay up all night watching Macgyver so you're too tired to annoy me at Ozzy's."
by Ottomite July 10, 2008
Top Definition
a nigger/black people
look at those jigs
by mrstiffy February 21, 2004
a little dance
hey monkey boy do a little jig
by exstremeelvis.com December 04, 2002
In the carnival industry, this is used as a derogatory word for black people. (Short for "Jigaboo")
That damn jig stole a teddy bear from my game!
by Steve Sandell December 18, 2008
In the south jig is a kind of dance, or to take ecstacy.
1) At the party Kassie started saying "jig, jig, jig" and everyone started to jig.
by Kassie Clark February 08, 2005
(Australian slang) to skip school or class, the act of truanting
"I jigged the anatomy lecture today"
by celine July 05, 2005
A device for guiding a tool or for holding machine work in place.
"The cabinet maker clamped the piece of wood to the jig that he uses to guide the router around the edges of the wood."
by zapple August 30, 2006
A fishing lure which gets it's action from jigging the fishing pole while reeling in. Mostly used for bass.
"That's a nice bass jig you got there, Scooter. Where'd you get it, Cletus's Bait Shop?"
by zapple August 30, 2006
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