jig Noun A light, brisk musical movement; a gigue.
jig Noun A lively dance in 6/8 time; a tune suitable for such a dance. By extension, a lively traditional tune in 6/8 time.
jig Noun A dance performed by one or sometimes two individual dancers, as opposed to a dance performed by a set or team.
jig Noun A type of lure consisting of a hook molded into a weight, usually with a bright or colorful body.
jig Noun A device in manufacturing, woodworking, or other creative endeavors for controlling the location, path of movement, or both of either a workpiece or the tool that is operating upon it. Subsets of this general class include machining jigs, woodworking jigs, welders' jigs, jewelers' jigs, and many others.