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Rig meaning

rig - 17 dictionary results

  1. 1. a vehicle with four wheels drawn by two or more horses
  2. 2. a set of clothing ( with accessories); " his getup was exceedingly elegant"
  3. 3. equip with sails, masts, etc.; " rig a ship"
  4. 4. manipulate in a fraudulent manner; " rig prices"
  5. 5. arrange the outcome of by means of deceit; " rig an election"
  6. 6. A ridge.
  7. 7. To furnish with apparatus or gear; to fit with tackling.
  8. 8. The peculiar fitting in shape, number, and arrangement of sails and masts, by which different types of vessels are distinguished; as, schooner rig, ship rig, etc. See Illustration in Appendix.
  9. 9. Dress; esp., odd or fanciful clothing.
  10. 10. A romp; a wanton; one given to unbecoming conduct.
  11. 11. A sportive or unbecoming trick; a frolic.
  12. 12. A blast of wind.
  13. 13. To play the wanton; to act in an unbecoming manner; to play tricks.
  14. 14. To make free with; hence, to steal; to pilfer.
  15. 15. To dress; to equip; to clothe, especially in an odd or fanciful manner; - commonly followed by out.
  16. 16. Dress; sails and cordage.
  17. 17. To clothe; fit with sails and cordage.

rig - examples of usage

  1. We get a livery rig and drive out.
  2. Has goin’ out in a swell rig like this gone to your head?
  3. Now, consider what science is required to plan a fast yacht, what knowledge to build her, to cut and fashion her canvas- to rig her.
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