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Oxford dictionary definition of the word jive:
1a lively style of dance popular especially in the 1940s and 1950s, performed to swing music or rock and roll.
[mass noun] swing music.
[mass noun] a style of dance music popular in South Africa:
2 (also jive talk) [mass noun] a form of slang associated with black American jazz musicians.
North American informal deceptive or worthless talk:
a single image says more than any amount of blather and jive
1 [no object] perform the jive or a similar dance to popular music:
people were jiving in the aisles
2 [with object] North American informal taunt or sneer at:
Willy kept jiving him until Jimmy left
[no object] talk nonsense:
he wasn’t jiving about that bartender
North American informal
deceitful or worthless.