Jive meaning

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To be in accord.
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To speak to (someone) in an exaggerated, teasing, or misleading way.
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Jazz or swing (c. 1930-45)
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The definition of jive is to talk in a way that is insincere or exaggerated in an attempt to fool people.

To jive is to tell a group of people about a wealthy relative that you really don't have just because you want to impress them.

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Deceptive, nonsensical, or glib talk.
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Jazz or swing music.
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The jargon of jazz musicians and enthusiasts.
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To play or dance to jive music.
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To talk in an exaggerated, teasing, or misleading way.
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To talk or chat.
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Misleading, phony, or worthless.

Talking jive nonsense.

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To speak (to) in a way that is exaggerated, insincere, flippant, etc., esp. in trying to fool or mislead.
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Talk used in jiving someone.
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Insincere, misleading, fake, fraudulent, etc.
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To speak using a jibe or interconnected jibes.
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(intransitive, US, colloquial) To deceive; to be deceptive.

Don’t try to jive me! I know where you were last night!

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(intransitive, colloquial) To dance.

You can dance, you can jive, having the time of your life; ooh, see that girl, watch that scene, diggin' the dancing queen! (ABBA, "Dancing Queen")

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A dance style popular in the 1940–50s.
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Swing, a style of jazz music.
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A slang associated with jazz musicians; hepcat patois or hipster jargon.
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(US, colloquial) Nonsense; transparently deceptive talk.

Don’t give me that jive. I know where you were last night.

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(US) Alternative spelling of jibe.
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Origin of jive

Slang attested in African-American and rural-American culture. Frequently used to imply lying, verbal deception or trickery.