HyperDic: jive

English > 2 senses of the word jive:
NOUNcommunicationjive, swing, swing musica style of jazz played by big bands popular in the 1930s
VERBcreationjivedance to jive music
jive > pronunciation
Soundsjhay'v
Rhymesalive ... thrive: 23 rhymes with ayv...
English > jive: 2 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA style of jazz played by big bands popular in the 1930s; flowing rhythms but less complex than later styles of jazz.
Synonymsswing, swing music
BroaderjazzA genre of popular music that originated in New Orleans around 1900 and developed through increasingly complex styles
Spanishswing
Catalanswing
Verbsjivedance to jive music
English > jive: 2 senses > verb 1, creation
Meaningdance to jive music; dance the jive.
PatternSomebody ----s
ModelSam and Sue jive
Categorydancing, dance, terpsichore, saltationTaking a series of rhythmical steps (and movements) in time to music
Broaderdance, trip the light fantastic, trip the light fantastic toeMove in a pattern
Spanishbailar
Nounsjivea style of jazz played by big bands popular in the 1930s

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