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  ( gigs    plural & 3rd person present)   ( gigging    present participle)   ( gigged    past tense & past participle  )
1       n-count   A gig is a live performance by someone such as a musician or a comedian.  
INFORMAL  
(=show)  

The two bands join forces for a gig at the Sheffield Arena on November 28..., He supplemented his income with occasional comedy gigs.     
2       verb   When musicians or other performers gig, they perform live in public.  
INFORMAL   By the time he was 15, Scott had gigged with a handful of well-known small bands.      V  
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GI, giggle, giggly, gigolo

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