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noun jive pronunciation in American English /dʒaɪv/
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  1. 1
    [countable] a dance to fast music that became popular in the 1930s and 1940s in which a man and a woman hold hands and the man swings the woman around
    1. a.
      [uncountable] music music that people can dance a jive to
  2. 2
    [uncountable] American old-fashioned something that someone says that you do not believe is true
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  3. 3
    [uncountable] a style of singing that developed in the 1930s and 1940s in which words are sung in a humorous way

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