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Meaning of JIVE

Pronunciation:  jIv

WordNet Dictionary
  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



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