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jitterbug, the

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jitterbug, the

noun phrase

A fast, freely improvisational, and vigorous dance done to swing music, with passages where the couple separates to do more or less spectacular solo figures (1930s+ Jive talk)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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