2 any small mast on a sailing vessel; especially the mizzenmast of a yawl [syn: jiggermast]
3 larval mite that sucks the blood of vertebrates including human beings causing intense irritation [syn: harvest mite, chigger, redbug]
- A double-ended vessel, generally of stainless steel or other metal, one end of which typically measures 1 1/2 fluid ounces, the other typically 1 fluid ounce.
- One who jigs.
- A measure of 1 1/2 fluid ounces of liquor.
- In the context of "pottery}} A device for producing flatware.
The term jigger may refer to:
- An ethnic slur for black people; see List of ethnic slurs#J
- A Handcar, a hand-operated railway car
- A Jigger (bartending), a measure of alcoholic beverage ingredients, and the tool used to measure them.
- A jigger flea or chigoe flea, a kind of chigger.
- A jigger mast or jiggermast, the aftmost mast of a four-masted sailing ship.
- A machine used in the production of ceramics such as pottery
- The owner of Panathinaikos FC Giannis Vardinogiannis, a former rally driver under the alias "Jigger"
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