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Meaning of JIVE

Pronunciation:  jIv

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a style of jazz played by big bands popular in the 1930s; flowing rhythms but less complex than later styles of jazz
  2. [v]  dance to jive music; dance the jive
 

JIVE is a 4 letter word that starts with J.

 

 Synonyms: swing, swing music
 
 See Also: dance, jazz, trip the light fantastic, trip the light fantastic toe

 

 

Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: acid rock, avant-garde jazz, badinage, ballroom music, banter, bebop, boogie-woogie, bop, chaff, country rock, dance music, dances, exchange, folk rock, fooling, fooling around, fun, give-and-take, good-natured banter, hard rock, harmless teasing, haze, hot jazz, jape, jazz, jest, joke, jolly, josh, kid, kidding, kidding around, mainstream jazz, musical suite, needle, persiflage, play jazz, pleasantry, put on, rag, ragtime, raillery, rally, rallying, razz, rhythm-and-blues, rib, ride, ridicule, roast, rock, rock-and-roll, sport, suite, suite of dances, swing, syncopate, syncopated music, syncopation, tease, the new music, twit
 

 

 

 

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