jivePronunciation: ( jīv), [key]
—n., v., jived, jiv•ing,
swing music or early jazz.
the jargon associated with swing music and early jazz.
deceptive, exaggerated, or meaningless talk: Don't give me any of that jive!
to play jive.
to dance to jive; jitterbug.
to engage in kidding, teasing, or exaggeration.
to tease; fool; kid: Stop jiving me!
insincere, pretentious, or deceptive.
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