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jive talk

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jive talk

noun phrase

A rapid, pattering way of talking, accompanied with finger-snapping and bodily jerks and using the swing and jive vocabulary, affected by teenagers during the swing and jive era of the 1930s and '40s (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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