1. long and light rowing boat; especially for racing
Definition categories: man–made
2. an implement with a shaft and barbed point used for catching fish
Definition categories: man–made, implement
3. a cluster of hooks (without barbs) that is drawn through a school of fish to hook their bodies; used when fish are not biting
Definition categories: man–made, hook
4. tender that is a light ship's boat; often for personal use of captain
5. small two-wheeled horse-drawn carriage; with two seats and no hood
6. a booking for musicians
- they played a gig in New Jersey
Sentences with gig as a noun:
- I caught one of the Rolling Stones' first gigs in Richmond.Hey, when are we gonna get that hotel gig again?
- I had this gig as a file clerk but it wasn't my style so I left.Hey, that guy's got a great gig over at the bike shop. He hardly works all day!
- I received gigs for having buttons undone.
- This picture is almost a gig; don't you wanna resize it?
- How much music does it hold? A hundred and twenty gigs.
1. To fish or catch with a gig, or fish spear.
2. To engage in musical performances.
- The Stones were gigging around Richmond at the time
3. To make fun of; to make a joke at someone's expense, often condescending.
- His older cousin was just gigging him about being in love with that girl from school.
4. (US, military) To impose a demerit for an infraction of a dress or deportment code.
- His sergeant gigged him for an unmade bunk.
5. To engender.