Definition of gigue noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ʒiːɡ//
; NAmE NAmE//ʒiːɡ//
(music) Pieces of music
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(in the past) a quick lively piece of music for dancing See related entries: Pieces of music Word Origin late 17th cent.: French, literally ‘jig’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: gigue