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jive

jive

 
pronunciation:
jaIv
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb, transitive verb
part of speech: noun
definition 1: swing or jazz music.
similar words:
swing
definition 2: the slang or jargon of swing and jazz musicians.
definition 3: (slang) exaggerated, deceptive talk.
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: jived, jives, jiving
definition 1: to perform or dance to jazz or swing music.
definition 2: (slang) to talk exaggeratedly or deceptively.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition: (slang) to speak to in an exaggerated or deceptive way.
He was just jiving us.
derivation: jiver (n.)