Jive ( verb , noun )

(As a verb)

Jive ( verb )

  1. To talk or deceive in a playful or teasing way.
  2. To dance to the music of jazz, swing, or jive.
  3. To talk or behave in a way that is not serious or sincere.

Origin:

The word jive has its roots in the african american vernacular english, it has its origins in the west african word "jev", meaning to talk or to deceive.

Examples:

  1. He was just jiving with me, I knew he wasn't serious.
  2. They were jiving to the music all night long.
  3. He jived his way out of trouble with his quick wit.
  4. He likes to jive with his friends.
  5. She jived to the music and had a great time.

(As a noun)

Jive ( noun )

  1. To talk or deceive in a playful or teasing way.
  2. To dance to the music of jazz, swing, or jive.
  3. To talk or behave in a way that is not serious or sincere.

Origin:

The word jive has its roots in the african american vernacular english, it has its origins in the west african word "jev", meaning to talk or to deceive.

Examples:

  1. He was just jiving with me, I knew he wasn't serious.
  2. They were jiving to the music all night long.
  3. He jived his way out of trouble with his quick wit.
  4. He likes to jive with his friends.
  5. She jived to the music and had a great time.
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