(Especially of a woman) lustful or promiscuous.
- 'If I'm riggish, you're priggish,' retorted Polly.
- The wanton gesticulations of a Virgin in a wild assembly of Gallants, warmed with wine could be no other then riggish, and unmaidenly.
- The landlady happened to be the most riggish female in the Duchy of Milan.
Late 16th century: perhaps from dialect rig 'imperfectly castrated animal' (associated with wild behaviour).
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