Adjective "jiggered" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/ˈdʒɪɡəd/

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Definitions and examples

adjective

Damaged; broken.
  1. 'But public policy in this country has been jiggered to favor capital over labor.'
  2. 'Not because it's a bad film; I was just jiggered.'

Definitions

1. confounded; damned: I'm jiggered if I know what that sign means.

More examples(as adjective)

"people can be jiggered."

Origin

Mid 19th century: from jigger; its use to mean ‘exhausted’ is probably euphemistic for buggered.

Phrase

well, I'll be (or I'm) jiggered