(noun, verb)


1. a small glass adequate to hold a single swallow of whiskey

Similar word(s): pony

Definition categories: man–made, glass

2. any small mast on a sailing vessel; especially the mizzenmast of a yawl

Similar word(s): jiggermast

Definition categories: man–made, mast

3. larval mite that sucks the blood of vertebrates including human beings causing intense irritation

Similar word(s): chigger, redbug

Definition categories: animal, trombiculid


1. To alter or adjust, particularly in ways not originally intended.

- You'll have to jigger it from the original specifications to get it to work.

2. (pottery) To use a jigger.

3. To move, send, or drive with a jerk; to jerk; also, to drive or send over with a jerk, as a golf ball.

4. (slang, obsolete) To imprison.

5. (slang, archaic) To confound; to damn.