A diminutive of the male given name Gilbert. (proper-noun)
Examples of word Gil
I'd earned the title Gil the Arm that night in Ceres.
She didn’t like the name Gil because it made her think of a fish thrown to dock, drowning in air, the iridescence draining from that delicate, blood-rimmed flap—and she also liked calling him by a different name because as his wife she was different to him than anyone else.
Ariadna Gil is married to director, writer David Trueba.
The question of “Materiality” goes to whether Gil is still “fit” to wear an NBA uniform.
Gil is a wonderful contributor: he knows little, draws absurd conclusions (including ones based on stereotypes), and tells others they are wrong without providing evidence.