gig - definition and synonyms

noun [countable] 

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  1. 1
    a public performance, especially of jazz or popular music

    Live gigs are the most enjoyable part of my work.

    play/do a gig:

    Buffalo Tom play a one-off gig at London’s Powerhaus on March 21.

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  2. 2
    mainly American a piece of work that you do for money, especially if you are self-employed
  3. 3
    a vehicle with two wheels pulled by a horse, used in the past