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To make a pretense of knowledge, skill, etc; bluff;
(also fake) To improvise more or less compatible chords or notes as one plays or sings something one really has not learned
(1915+ Jazz musicians)
The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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