Meaning of jigger
- a person or thing that jigs.
- the lowermost sail set on a jiggermast.
- a light tackle, as a gun tackle.
- any of various mechanical devices, many of which have a jerky or jolting motion.
- some contrivance, article, or part that one cannot or does not name more precisely: What is that little jigger on the pistol?
- a machine for forming plates or the like in a plaster mold rotating beneath a template.
- a jig for separating ore.
- a jig for fishing.
- a club with an iron head intermediate between a mashie and a midiron, now rarely used.
- a bridge.
- a 112-oz. (45-ml) measure used in cocktail recipes.
- a small whiskey glass holding 112 oz. (45 ml).
- Also calledchigoe.
- to interfere with.
- to manipulate or alter, esp. in order to get something done illegally or unethically: to jigger company records to conceal a loss.
- jigger (Thesaurus)