How to Pronounce gig?

Correct pronunciation for the word "gig" is [ɡˈɪɡ], [ɡˈɪɡ], [ɡ_ˈɪ_ɡ].

"Gig" in context

A gig is a contraction of the term "engagement" and is commonly used in reference to playing a live performance for an audience or client. Gigs can range from small, intimate venues to huge arenas and stadiums, with the common thread being an exchange of value for money - usually in the form of a ticket fee from the audience to the performing musician or entertainer.

The types of gigs performed can vary wildly, ranging from solo singer/songwriter performances to big name rock bands, with comedians, DJs, magicians, and children's entertainers all found in many venues.

What are similar-sounding words for gig?

Usage over time for gig:

This graph shows how "gig" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

4 words made out of letters GIG

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