Jive-turkey meaning

(US, idiomatic, slang) Someone who is jiving, as in dancing. Often applied to people being funny or showy.
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(US, idiomatic, slang) Someone who is jiving, as in behaving in a glib and disingenuous fashion.
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Noun

Singular:
jive-turkey
Plural:
jive-turkeys

Origin of jive-turkey

  • Coined in the 1970s, African-American.

    From Wiktionary